H.R.1900 - To award a congressional gold medal to Jackie Robinson (posthumously), in recognition of his many contributions to the Nation, and to express the sense of the Congress that there should be a national day in recognition of Jackie Robinson.108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-2] (Introduced 04/30/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Financial Services|
|Latest Action:||10/29/2003 Became Public Law No: 108-101. (TXT | PDF) (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1900 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)
Public Law No: 108-101 (10/29/2003)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House passed version is repeated here.)
Authorizes: (1) the President to present a gold medal, on behalf of Congress, to the family of Jackie Robinson in recognition of his contributions to the Nation; (2) the Secretary of the Treasury to strike such a medal and to strike and sell bronze duplicates (the proceeds of which shall be deposited into the United States Mint Public Enterprise Fund).
Calls for designation of a national day recognizing Robinson's accomplishments.