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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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Mississippi's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 25, 2017
Length: 6 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on April 25, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Apr 25, 2017
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H.R. 2130 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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