H.R.1355 - To posthumously award a Congressional Gold Medal to Simeon Booker in recognition of his achievements in the field of journalism, including his reporting during the Civil Rights movement and his social and political commentary.116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13] (Introduced 02/25/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Financial Services; House Administration|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/25/2019 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1355 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/25/2019)
This bill 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 Simeon Saunders Booker, Jr., in recognition of his achievements in the field of journalism, including his reporting during the civil rights movement and his social and political commentary.
The medal shall be given to the Smithsonian Institution and made available for display and research.