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senate Bill S. 397

A Congressional Gold Medal for Lena Horne (Senate Bill)

Argument in favor

Honors an activist who used her creative gifts to combat discrimination.

Argument opposed

This bill dates back to 2010 and has yet to find traction in either chamber.

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  • Not enacted
    The President has not signed this bill
  • The house has not voted
  • The senate has not voted
      senate Committees
      Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
    IntroducedFebruary 27th, 2013

What is Senate Bill S. 397?

This bill would posthumously award a Congressional Gold Medal "of appropriate design" to Lena Horne "in recognition of her achievements and contributions to American culture and the civil rights movement." 

Impact

The bill would honor Lena Horne's contributions to American culture and civil rights.

Cost of Senate Bill S. 397

No significant impact on the federal budget.

AKA

Lena Horne Recognition Act

Official Title

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.

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