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S. 590 (116th): Hidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act

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A bill to award Congressional Gold Medals to Katherine Johnson and Dr. Christine Darden, to posthumously award Congressional Gold Medals to Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson, and to award a Congressional Gold Medal to honor all of the women who contributed to the success of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration during the Space Race.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Christopher Coons

Sponsor. Senator for Delaware. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 29, 2019
Length: 11 pages
Introduced
Feb 27, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was enacted as:

H.R. 1396: Hidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 8, 2019. (compare text)
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History

Feb 27, 2019
 
Introduced

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Mar 27, 2019
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

S. 590 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 590. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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