H.R. 852 (113th): Shirley Chisholm Congressional Gold Medal Act


Feb 27, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 27, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Charles “Charlie” Rangel

Representative for New York's 13th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 27, 2013
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To posthumously award a Congressional gold medal to Shirley Chisholm.

Summary (CRS)

2/27/2013--Introduced.Shirley Chisholm Congressional Gold Medal Act - Authorizes the posthumous award of a congressional gold medal in commemoration of Shirley Chisholm, in recognition of her activism, independence, and groundbreaking achievements ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 27, 2013

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 852”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


34 cosponsors (34D) (show)
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H.R. 1303 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 31, 2011

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