H.R. 6288 (86th): An Act to establish a National Medal of Science to provide recognition for individuals who make outstanding contributions in the physical, biological, mathematical, and engineering sciences

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86th Congress (1959–1960)


Enacted on Aug 25, 1959


Pub.L. 86-209


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Last Updated: Aug 25, 1959


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