To posthumously award a Congressional gold medal to Maya Angelou in recognition of her achievements and contributions to American culture and the civil rights movement.
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Jan 9, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 9, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Ohio's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 9, 2015
Length: 5 pages
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H.R. 247 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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