H.R.3866 - To award a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the pioneers and participants of the Civil Rights movement.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] (Introduced 02/01/2012)|
|Committees:||House - Financial Services; House Administration|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/09/2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3866 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/01/2012)
Requires the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to make arrangements for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal to collectively honor the pioneers and participants of the civil rights movement in recognition of their personal sacrifice and service to their country. Directs that the Medal be given to the Smithsonian Institution, where it shall be displayed.
Expresses the sense of Congress that the Smithsonian should make the Medal available for display elsewhere, particularly at other locations associated with the civil rights movement.