H.R.2627 - Smithsonian Institution Sesquicentennial Commemorative Coin Act of 1995104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Livingston, Bob [R-LA-1] (Introduced 11/14/1995)|
|Committees:||House - Banking and Financial Services|
|Latest Action:||01/10/1996 Became Public Law No: 104-96. (TXT | PDF) (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2627 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (12/19/1995)
Smithsonian Institution Sesquicentennial Commemorative Coin Act of 1995 - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to issue five-dollar gold coins and one-dollar silver coins emblematic of the scientific, educational, and cultural significance of the Smithsonian Institution. Authorizes the Secretary to issue five-dollar platinum coins in lieu of the gold coins.
Mandates that: (1) 85 percent of surcharges received from coin sales be paid by the Secretary to the Smithsonian Institution for such purposes as its Board of Regents determines to be appropriate; and (2) 15 percent of such surcharges be dedicated to supporting the operation and activities of the National Numismatic Collection at the National Museum of American History.