H.R.1699 - To award congressional gold medals to Frank Capra, James Stewart, and Fred Zinnemann.101st Congress (1989-1990)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Mrazek, Robert J. [D-NY-3] (Introduced 04/05/1989)|
|Committees:||House - Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs | Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/25/1990 Received in the Senate and read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking. (All Actions)|
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Text: H.R.1699 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)
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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.