H.R.3156 - To present a congressional gold medal to Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela.105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Houghton, Amo [R-NY-31] (Introduced 02/04/1998)|
|Committees:||House - Banking and Financial Services|
|Latest Action:||07/29/1998 Became Public Law No: 105-215. (TXT | PDF) (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3156 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/04/1998)
Authorizes the President, on behalf of the Congress, to present a gold medal to Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela in recognition of his life-long dedication to the abolition of apartheid and the promotion of reconciliation among the people of the Republic of South Africa.
Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to strike a gold medal and sell duplicates in bronze at a price sufficient to cover the costs of the medals.
Declares such medals to be national medals. Authorizes a maximum charge against the United States Mint Public Enterprise Fund to pay for the costs of the medals.
Mandates that proceeds from sales of duplicate bronze medals be deposited in such Fund.