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Committee on Financial ServicesIntroducedMarch 3rd, 2009
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Shirley Chisholm Congressional Gold Medal Act
To posthumously award a Congressional gold medal to Shirley Chisholm.
Shirley Chisholm Congressional Gold Medal Act - Authorizes the posthumous award of a congressional gold medal in commemoration of Shirley Chisholm, in recognition of her activism, independence, and ground-breaking achievements in politics, her election as the first African-American woman in Congress, and her campaign to be the first African-American to gain the nomination of a major political party for President of the United States.