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S. 590: 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

Chris Coons

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Delaware. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 29, 2019
Length: 11 pages
Introduced
Feb 27, 2019
Status

Passed Senate (House next) on Mar 27, 2019

This bill passed in the Senate on March 27, 2019 and goes to the House next for consideration.

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
See Instead

H.R. 1396 (same title)
Passed House & Senate (President next) — Oct 17, 2019

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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.

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Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 590 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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