H.R.1270 - A bill to award a congressional gold medal to Mrs. Jesse Owens.100th Congress (1987-1988)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Stokes, Louis [D-OH-21] (Introduced 02/25/1987)|
|Committees:||House - Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs|
|Latest Action:||09/20/1988 Became Public Law No: 100-437. (All Actions)|
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- Passed Senate
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- Became Law
Summary: H.R.1270 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)
(Measure passed House, amended)
Passed House amended (08/08/1988)
Authorizes the President, on behalf of the Congress, to present a gold medal to Mrs. Jesse Owens in recognition of the late Jesse Owens' athletic achievements and humanitarian contributions to public service, civil rights, and international goodwill. Authorizes appropriations.
Authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to sell bronze duplicates of the medal.
Amends the Young Astronaut Program Medal Act to include, among the medals the Secretary of the Treasury is directed to strike, medals in uncirculated or proof condition. Extends for one year the authority of the Secretary to strike medals under the Act.