S. 186 (113th): A bill to award posthumously a Congressional Gold Medal to Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, and Cynthia Wesley, in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, where the 4 little Black girls lost their lives, which served as a catalyst for the Civil Rights Movement.

Introduced:

Jan 30, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 30, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Richard Shelby
Senior Senator from Alabama
Republican

Text:

Read Text »
Last Updated: Jan 30, 2013
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
1/30/2013--Introduced.Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a congressional gold medal to commemorate the lives ...

Read more >

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 360 (Related)
To award posthumously a Congressional Gold Medal to Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carole ...

Enacted — Signed by the President
May 24, 2013

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 186” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Jan 30, 2013

Details

Cosponsors
71 cosponsors (35R, 34D, 2I) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Votes

There have been no votes related to this bill.

Links & tools

Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

GovTrack gets most information from THOMAS, which is updated generally one day after events occur. Activity since the last update may not be reflected here. Data comes via the congress project.

Citation

Click a format for a citation suggestion: