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H.R. 2130 (115th): Civil Rights Legacy of Medgar Wiley Evers Congressional Gold Medal Act

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To award a Congressional Gold Medal to Myrlie Evers-Williams, in recognition of the great contributions and ultimate sacrifice she and her husband, the assassinated civil rights leader Medgar Wiley Evers, made in the fight for racial equality in the United States.

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Gregg Harper

Sponsor. Representative for Mississippi's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 25, 2017
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Apr 25, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 25, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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Apr 25, 2017
 
Introduced

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H.R. 2130 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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