HR 1815

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1815

To posthumously award a Congressional Gold Medal to Lena Horne in recognition of her achievements and contributions to American culture and the civil rights movement.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 10, 2011

Mr. HASTINGS of Florida (for himself, Mr. BACHUS, Mr. FRANK of Massachusetts, Mr. ROHRABACHER, Mr. CONYERS, Mr. THOMPSON of Mississippi, Mr. RANGEL, Ms. NORTON, Mr. GRIJALVA, Ms. FUDGE, Mr. HINCHEY, Mr. MEEKS, Ms. CLARKE of New York, Mr. SCOTT of Virginia, Ms. JACKSON LEE of Texas, Mrs. LOWEY, Mr. WEST, Mr. DAVIS of Illinois, Ms. ROYBAL-ALLARD, Ms. BROWN of Florida, Mr. RUPPERSBERGER, Mr. SERRANO, Mr. BACA, and Mrs. CHRISTENSEN) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Financial Services


A BILL

To posthumously award a Congressional Gold Medal to Lena Horne in recognition of her achievements and contributions to American culture and the civil rights movement.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

SEC. 3. CONGRESSIONAL GOLD MEDAL.

SEC. 4. DUPLICATE MEDALS.

SEC. 5. STATUS OF MEDALS.

SEC. 6. AUTHORITY TO USE FUND AMOUNTS; PROCEEDS OF SALE.

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