H.R.2078 - To authorize the President to award gold medals on behalf of the Congress to the family of Andrew Jackson Higgins and the wartime employees of Higgins Industries, in recognition of their contributions to the Nation and to the Allied victory in World War II.107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Jefferson, William J. [D-LA-2] (Introduced 06/06/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Financial Services|
|Latest Action:||06/25/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy, Technology and Economic Growth.|
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Summary: H.R.2078 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Authorizes the President to present on behalf of Congress: (1) a gold medal to the family of Andrew Jackson Higgins in recognition of his contributions to the Nation and to the Allied victory in World War II; (2) an identical medal to the D-Day Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana, for public display; and (3) a gold medal to the Museum in honor of the World War II employees of Higgins Industries and in recognition of their contributions to the Nation and to the Allied victory in World War II.
Introduced in House (06/06/2001)
Authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to strike and sell bronze duplicates.