To posthumously award a Congressional Gold Medal to Barbara Rose Johns in recognition of her achievements and contributions to the Nation and civil rights.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 5th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 18, 2018
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on April 18, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Apr 18, 2018
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H.R. 5561 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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