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 HR 1699 RFS
101st CONGRESS
2d Session
 H. R. 1699
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
July 25 (legislative day, JULY 10), 1990
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing,
and Urban  Affairs
AN ACT
To award congressional gold medals to Frank Capra, James Stewart, and Fred
Zinnemann.
  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
  States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. CONGRESSIONAL GOLD MEDAL.
  (a) PRESENTATION AUTHORIZED- The President is authorized to present, on
  behalf of the Congress, a gold medal of appropriate design, to each of the
  following individuals in recognition of their outstanding contributions
  to our Nation's cultural heritage:
  (1) Frank Capra.
  (2) James Stewart.
  (3) Fred Zinnemann.
  (b) DESIGN AND STRIKING- For purposes of the presentation referred to in
  subsection (a), the Secretary of the Treasury shall strike gold medals
  with suitable emblems, devices, and inscriptions to be determined by the
  Secretary. The Secretary shall design a different gold medal for each
  individual referred to in subsections (a) (1)-(3).
  (c) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATION- Effective October 1, 1989, there
  are authorized to be appropriated not to exceed $60,000 to carry out
  this section.
SEC. 2. DUPLICATE MEDALS.
  (a) STRIKING AND SALE- The Secretary of the Treasury may strike and sell
  duplicates in bronze of the gold medals struck pursuant to section 1 under
  such regulations as the Secretary may prescribe, at a price sufficient to
  cover the cost thereof, including labor, materials, dies, use of machinery,
  and overhead expenses, and the cost of the gold medals.
  (b) REIMBURSEMENT OF APPROPRIATION- The appropriation used to carry out
  section 1 shall be reimbursed out of the proceeds of sales under subsection
  (a).
SEC. 3. NATIONAL MEDALS.
  The medals struck pursuant to this Act are national medals for purposes
  of chapter 51 of title 31, United States Code.
Passed the House of Representatives July 23, 1990.
Attest:
DONNALD K. ANDERSON,
Clerk.