S. 527: A bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the Foot Soldiers who participated in Bloody Sunday, Turnaround Tuesday, or in the final Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March in March of 1965, which served as a catalyst for the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

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Feb 12, 2015


Passed Senate on Feb 26, 2015

This bill passed in the Senate on February 26, 2015 and goes to the House next for consideration.


Jefferson “Jeff” Sessions

Junior Senator from Alabama



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Last Updated: Feb 26, 2015
Length: 8 pages


6% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)


Feb 12, 2015

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Feb 24, 2015
Reported by Committee

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Feb 26, 2015
Passed Senate

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S. 527 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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