Summary: H.R.2808 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 109-285 (09/27/2006)

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on September 6, 2006. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Abraham Lincoln Commemorative Coin Act - Instructs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue not more than 500,000 $1 coins emblematic of the life and legacy of President Abraham Lincoln.

States that only one facility of the U.S. Mint may be used to strike any particular quality of the coins.

Authorizes the Secretary to issue the coins only during the one-year period beginning on January 1, 2009.

Prescribes guidelines for coin sales, including a surcharge of $10 per coin, to be paid by the Secretary to the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission to further its work.

Subjects the Commission to federal audit requirements.