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HR 3182 RFS
101st CONGRESS
2d Session
 H. R. 3182
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
March 22 (legislative day, JANUARY 23), 1990
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing,
and Urban Affairs
AN ACT
To provide for the striking of medals in commemoration of the Centennial of
Yosemite National Park.
  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
  States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
  This Act may be cited as the `Yosemite National Park Centennial Medal Act'.
SEC. 2. YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK CENTENNIAL MEDALS.
  (a) STRIKING AND DESIGN OF MEDALS- In commemoration of the centennial of
  Yosemite National Park in 1990, the Secretary of the Treasury (hereafter in
  this Act referred to as the `Secretary') shall strike medals with suitable
  emblems, devices, and inscriptions capturing the scenic and historic
  significance of the park. The design of the medals shall be determined by
  the Secretary in consultation with the Secretary of the Interior and the
  Commission of Fine Arts.
  (b) SALE OF MEDALS-
  (1) IN GENERAL- Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the medals
  issued under this Act shall be sold by the Secretary at a price equal to
  the cost of designing and issuing such medals (including labor, materials,
  dies, use of machinery, and overhead expenses) and the surcharge provided
  for in paragraph (3).
  (2) BULK SALES- The Secretary shall make bulk sales at a reasonable discount.
  (3) SURCHARGES- All sales shall include a surcharge of $2 each.
SEC. 3. DISTRIBUTION OF SURCHARGES.
  All surcharges which are received by the Secretary from the sale of
  medals issued under this Act shall be promptly paid by the Secretary to
  a permanent endowment fund for the benefit of Yosemite National Park to
  be administered by the National Park Foundation. The net income from the
  fund shall be paid to the Secretary of the Interior for purposes of funding
  special supplemental projects relating to back country trail development
  and rehabilitation, and the preservation of Sequoia groves within the
  boundaries of Yosemite National Park.
SEC. 4. SALE OF MEDALS IN NATIONAL PARK FACILITIES.
  The Secretary and the Secretary of the Interior shall enter into a memorandum
  of agreement to allow--
  (1) the Secretary to deliver medals to the Secretary of the Interior; and
  (2) the Secretary of the Interior to provide for the sale of the medals
  in National Park facilities.
SEC. 5. METAL CONTENT AND SIZE OF MEDALS.
  The medals authorized to be struck and delivered under this Act shall be
  struck in bronze and in the size determined by the Secretary in consultation
  with the Secretary of the Interior.
SEC. 6. NATIONAL MEDALS.
  The medals authorized by this Act are national medals for purposes of
  chapter 51 of title 31, United States Code.
SEC. 7. EXAMINATION OF RECORDS.
  The Comptroller General of the United States shall have the right to examine
  all books, documents, and other records of the National Park Foundation
  which are related to the medals authorized by this Act.
Passed the House of Representatives March 20, 1990.
Attest:
DONNALD K. ANDERSON,
Clerk.