To require the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the Sesquicentennial Anniversary of the adoption of the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which officially marked the abolishment of slavery in the United States.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 7th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 8, 2015
Length: 12 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on July 8, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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80 Cosponsors (75 Democrats, 5 Republicans)
Jul 9, 2013
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2633 (113th).
Jul 8, 2015
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H.R. 2978 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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