Summary: H.R.3679 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (09/19/2000)

2002 Winter Olympic Commemorative Coin Act - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue five-dollar gold coins and one-dollar silver coins emblematic of the participation of American athletes in the 2002 Olympic Winter Games.

Mandates that coin design be selected by the Secretary after consultation with: (1) the Commission of Fine Arts; (2) the United States Olympic Committee; and (3) Olympic Properties of the United States-Salt Lake 2002 (created and owned by the Salt Lake Organizing Committee).

States that all surcharges from the coin sales ($35 for a $5 coin and $10 for a $1 coin) shall be distributed by the Secretary to: (1) the Salt Lake Organizing Committee for the Olympic Winter Games of 2002; and (2) the United States Olympic Committee.