S.2136 - Jackie Robinson Commemorative Coin Act104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Sen. D'Amato, Alfonse [R-NY] (Introduced 09/27/1996)|
|Committees:||Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs|
|Latest Action:||09/27/1996 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2136 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/27/1996)
Jackie Robinson Commemorative Coin Act - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to: (1) mint and issue one-dollar silver coins emblematic of Jackie Robinson in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the breaking of the color barrier in major league baseball; and (2) distribute surcharge proceeds to the Jackie Robinson Foundation to enhance its education and youth leadership programs, and increase the availability of scholarships for economically disadvantaged youths.
Prescribes conditions for payment of such surcharges, including a proscription against Foundation compensation to any agent or attorney for services rendered to support or influence legislative action of the Congress relating to the coins minted and issued under this Act.