S.483 - Prisoner-of-War Commemorative Coin Act103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Shelby, Richard C. [D-AL] (Introduced 03/02/1993)|
|Committees:||Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/09/1994 See also H.R. 3616. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.483 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)
Reported to Senate with amendment(s) (10/20/1993)
Prisoner-of-War Commemorative Coin Act - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to issue a specified number of one-dollar coins emblematic of the experience of American prisoners of war.
Requires that all sales of such coins include a surcharge of $5 per coin. Requires specified proceeds from such surcharges to be paid to the: (1) Secretary of the Interior for construction of the Andersonville Prisoner-of-War Museum in Andersonville, Georgia; (2) endowment fund established by this Act for the maintenance of such Museum; and (3) Secretary of Veterans Affairs to maintain national cemeteries.
Declares that the coins issued under this Act are subject to specified law relating to the Numismatic Public Enterprise Fund.