To posthumously award a Congressional gold medal to Muhammad Ali, in recognition of his contributions to the Nation.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 7th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 25, 2020
Length: 9 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on February 25, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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5 Cosponsors (5 Democrats)
Feb 25, 2020
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Feb 26, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1401.
H.R. 5955 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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