S.300 - A bill 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 Congress that there should be a national day in recognition of Jackie Robinson.108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Kerry, John F. [D-MA] (Introduced 02/04/2003)|
|Committees:||Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs|
|Latest Action:||10/20/2003 Held at the desk.|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R. 1900, which became Public Law 108-101 on 10/29/2003.|
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Summary: S.300 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (10/17/2003)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the Senate reported 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; and (2) the Secretary of the Treasury to strike such medal and to strike and sell bronze duplicates.
Authorizes charging an amount to pay the cost of the gold medal against the United States Mint Public Enterprise Fund.
Calls for designation of a national day recognizing Robinson's accomplishments.