Summary: H.R.4968 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/25/2014)

Maya Angelou Congressional Gold Medal Act - Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the posthumous presentation of a congressional gold medal in commemoration of Maya Angelou in recognition of her achievements and contributions to American culture and the civil rights movement.

Requires the gold medal to be given to the Smithsonian Institution. Expresses the sense of Congress that the Smithsonian Institution make it available for display, particularly at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, or for loan as appropriate, particularly to locations associated with Angelou's life.