There is one summary for H.R.1174. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (03/20/1997)

United States Efficient Currency Act of 1997 - Amends Federal currency law to prescribe the color and content of one-dollar coins.

Instructs the Secretary of the Treasury to: (1) place certain authorized one-dollar coins into circulation before the government's current inventory of one-dollar coins bearing the likeness of Susan B. Anthony is depleted; and (2) increase capacity at U.S. Mint facilities to a level that permits replacement of one-dollar Federal reserve notes.

Prohibits a Federal reserve bank from placing into circulation any one-dollar Federal Reserve note after specified deadlines. Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to cease regular production of one-dollar Federal Reserve notes (except for such quantities ordered by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve to meet collectors' needs).