H.R.3182 - Yosemite National Park Centennial Medal Act101st Congress (1989-1990)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lehman, Richard H. [D-CA-18] (Introduced 08/04/1989)|
|Committees:||House - Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs | Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/22/1990 Received in the Senate and read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Text: H.R.3182 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)
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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.