Summary: H.R.3287 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 108-180 (12/15/2003)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Authorizes the President to award congressional gold medals posthumously, to their next of kin, on behalf of Reverend Joseph A. DeLaine, Harry and Eliza Briggs, and Levi Pearson, in recognition of their contributions to the Nation as pioneers in South Carolina in the effort to desegregate public schools that led directly to the landmark desegregation case of Brown et al. v. the Board of Education of Topeka et al.

Directs that amounts received from the sale of duplicate bronze medals be deposited in the U.S. Mint Public Enterprise Fund.