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

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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Overview

Introduced:

Apr 25, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Apr 25, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on April 25, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Gregg Harper

Representative for Mississippi's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 25, 2017
Length: 6 pages

Prognosis:

17% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Apr 25, 2017
 
Introduced

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Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed House (Senate next)

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2130 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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