S.1519 - A bill to authorize the President of the United States to award a congressional gold medal to Lawrence Eugene Doby and posthumously to Jack Roosevelt Robinson in recognition of their accomplishments in sport and in the advancement of civil rights, and to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to sell bronze duplicates of that medal.100th Congress (1987-1988)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Lautenberg, Frank R. [D-NJ] (Introduced 07/21/1987)|
|Committees:||Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs | House - Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/30/1987 Referred to Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs and Coinage. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1519 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)
(Measure passed Senate, amended)
Passed Senate amended (12/17/1987)
Authorizes and requests the President to present a gold medal to Lawrence Eugene Doby and, posthumously, to Jack Roosevelt Robinson in recognition of their achievements in baseball and their contributions to the advancement of civil rights. Authorizes appropriations.
Authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to cause bronze duplicates of the gold medal to be coined and sold at a price sufficient to cover the cost of such duplicates and such gold medal.