Summary: H.R.5126 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (07/01/1992)

Civil War Battlefield Commemorative Coin Act of 1992 - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to issue a specified number of five-dollar gold coins, one-dollar silver coins, and half-dollar clad coins emblematic of the Civil War.

Sets forth certain features of such coins and provides for their design, issuance, and sale. Requires that all sales include a surcharge of $35 per coin for the five-dollar coins, $7 per coin for the one-dollar coins, and $2 per coin for the half-dollar coins. Requires that all surcharges be paid to the Civil War Battlefield Foundation for the preservation of historically significant Civil War battlefields.

Directs the Secretary, in cooperation with the Foundation, to develop and implement a marketing program to promote and sell such coins within the United States and internationally.

Requires the Secretary to report quarterly to specified congressional committees on activities carried out under this Act.