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Feb 14, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on February 14, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Florida's 20th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 14, 2013
Length: 7 pages
To posthumously award a Congressional Gold Medal to Lena Horne in recognition of her achievements and contributions to American culture and the civil rights movement.
2/14/2013--Introduced.Lena Horne Recognition Act - Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to make appropriate arrangements for the posthumous presentation, on ... Read more >
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Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5359 (111th).
Earlier Version — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1815 (112th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 839.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 715”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Last Action: Apr 17, 2012
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 10, 2015
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 715 — 113th Congress: Lena Horne Recognition Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr715
“H.R. 715 — 113th Congress: Lena Horne Recognition Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr715>
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