Summary: H.R.3616 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.3616. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (11/22/1993)

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Title I: Thomas Jefferson Commemorative Coin

Title II: U.S. Veterans Commemorative Coins

Title III: Reform of Commemorative Coin Programs

Title IV: Bicentennial of the United States Capitol

Commemorative Coin Act

Title I: Thomas Jefferson Commemorative Coin - Jefferson Commemorative Coin Act of 1993 - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to: (1) issue one-dollar coins emblematic of Thomas Jefferson and his home, Monticello; and (2) pay surcharges from coin sales to the Jefferson Endowment Fund and to the Corporation for Jefferson's Poplar Forest.

Title II: U.S. Veterans Commemorative Coins - United States Veterans Commemorative Coin Act of 1993 - Directs the Secretary to issue the following three types of one-dollar commemorative coins: (1) emblematic of the experience of Americans who have been prisoners of war; (2) emblematic of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial; and (3) symbolic of women's service in the armed forces.

Requires the Secretary to pay specified amounts of surcharges received from coin sales to: (1) the Secretary of the Interior for construction of the Andersonville Prisoner-of-War Museum in Andersonville, Georgia; (2) an endowment fund to be established by this Act for the maintenance of the Museum; (3) the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to maintain national cemeteries; (4) the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund to help raise an endowment for the Memorial's maintenance and for the addition of names; and (5) the Women in Military Service for America Memorial Foundation, Inc., to create, endow, and dedicate the Women in Military Service for America Memorial.

Title III: Reform of Commemorative Coin Programs - Declares that specified congressional committees should not report or otherwise clear legislation for consideration by the House of Representatives or the Senate that provides more than two commemorative coin programs for any year, unless the committees determine, on the basis of a recommendation by the Citizens Commemorative Coin Advisory Committee, that extraordinary merit exists for an additional commemorative coin program.

Requires: (1) recipients of commemorative coin surcharges to file quarterly and final expenditure reports with the Director of the United States Mint and the Comptroller General; and (2) the Comptroller General to report to the Congress on the payment and expenditure of any surcharges based on such reports.

Title IV: Bicentennial of the United States Capitol Commemorative Coin Act - Bicentennial of the United States Capitol Commemorative Coin Act - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to: (1) mint and issue one-dollar coins emblematic of the bicentennial of the United States Capitol; and (2) deposit surcharges from coin sales into the Capitol Preservation Fund to be available to the United States Capitol Preservation Commission.