Summary: S.1531 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate without amendment (11/21/2003)

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

Chief Justice John Marshall Commemorative Coin Act - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue not more than 400,000 silver one-ollar coins emblematic of Chief Justice John Marshall and his contributions to the United States in commemoration of the 250th anniversary of his birth.

Directs that all sales of coins minted under this Act include a ten-dollar per coin surcharge, to be paid by the Secretary to the Supreme Court Historical Society for purposes of: (1) historical research about the Supreme Court, the Constitution, and related topics; (2) supporting fellowship programs, internships, and docents at the Supreme Court; and (3) collecting and preserving related antiques, artifacts, and other historical items.