S.2817 - Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial 1-Cent Coin Redesign Act108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL] (Introduced 09/21/2004)|
|Committees:||Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/21/2004 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2817 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/21/2004)
Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial 1-Cent Coin Redesign Act - Instructs the Secretary of the Treasury to issue 1-cent coins during 2009, in accordance with the following design specifications: (1) the obverse of the 1-cent coin shall continue to bear the Victor David Brenner likeness of President Abraham Lincoln; and (2) the reverse of the coins shall bear four different designs each representing a different aspect of the life of Abraham Lincoln..
Mandates that: (1) beginning at the start of each calendar quarter of 2009, the redesigned Lincoln cents bear one of such four designs; and (2) the design on the reverse of the 1-cent coins issued after 2009, bear an image emblematic of President Lincoln's preservation of the United States of America as a single and united country.
Expresses the sense of Congress that the original Victor David Brenner design for the 1-cent coin was a dramatic departure from previous American coinage that should be reproduced, using the original form and relief of the likeness of Abraham Lincoln, on the 1-cent coins issued in 2009.