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Short Titles as Enacted

Louis Braille Bicentennial--Braille Literacy Commemorative Coin Act

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Louis Braille Bicentennial--Braille Literacy Commemorative Coin Act

Short Titles as Introduced

Louis Braille Bicentennial--Braille Literacy Commemorative Coin Act

Short Titles - Senate

Short Titles as Passed Senate

Louis Braille Bicentennial--Braille Literacy Commemorative Coin Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of Louis Braille.

Actions Overview (7)

07/27/2006Became Public Law No: 109-247. (TXT | PDF)
07/27/2006Signed by President.
07/19/2006Presented to President.
07/12/2006Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
07/12/2006Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs discharged by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S7444)
02/28/2006Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H403-404)
06/13/2005Introduced in House

All Actions (15)

Date Chamber
07/27/2006Became Public Law No: 109-247. (TXT | PDF)
07/27/2006Signed by President.
07/19/2006HousePresented to President.
07/13/2006SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
07/12/2006SenatePassed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
07/12/2006SenateSenate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7444)
03/01/2006SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
02/28/2006-3:33pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
02/28/2006-3:33pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H403-404)
02/28/2006-3:25pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2872.
02/28/2006-3:25pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H403-407)
02/28/2006-3:25pmHouseMr. Ney moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
07/29/2005HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy, Trade, and Technology.
Action By: Committee on Financial Services
06/13/2005HouseReferred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
06/13/2005HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (309)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD-3]* 06/13/2005
Rep. Leach, James A. [R-IA-2] 06/21/2005
Rep. Kingston, Jack [R-GA-1] 06/21/2005
Rep. Etheridge, Bob [D-NC-2] 06/21/2005
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7] 06/21/2005
Rep. Kuhl, John R. "Randy", Jr. [R-NY-29] 06/21/2005
Rep. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD-8] 06/21/2005
Rep. Boswell, Leonard L. [D-IA-3] 06/21/2005
Rep. McDermott, Jim [D-WA-7] 06/21/2005
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-9] 06/21/2005
Rep. Spratt, John M., Jr. [D-SC-5] 06/21/2005
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2] 06/21/2005
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-7] 06/21/2005
Rep. Jefferson, William J. [D-LA-2] 06/21/2005
Rep. Kucinich, Dennis J. [D-OH-10] 06/21/2005
Rep. Kennedy, Mark R. [R-MN-6] 06/21/2005
Rep. Christensen, Donna M. [D-VI-At Large] 06/21/2005
Rep. Jones, Stephanie Tubbs [D-OH-11] 06/21/2005
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] 06/29/2005
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] 06/29/2005
Rep. Capuano, Michael E. [D-MA-8] 06/29/2005
Rep. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH-13] 06/29/2005
Rep. Gillmor, Paul E. [R-OH-5] 06/29/2005
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] 06/29/2005
Rep. Holt, Rush [D-NJ-12] 06/29/2005
Rep. Marshall, Jim [D-GA-3] 06/29/2005
Rep. Castle, Michael N. [R-DE-At Large] 06/29/2005
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-29] 06/29/2005
Rep. Ford, Harold E., Jr. [D-TN-9] 06/29/2005
Rep. Kline, John [R-MN-2] 06/29/2005
Rep. Carson, Julia [D-IN-7] 06/29/2005
Rep. Hall, Ralph M. [R-TX-4] 06/29/2005
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-23] 06/29/2005
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-17] 06/29/2005
Rep. Hart, Melissa A. [R-PA-4] 06/29/2005
Rep. Strickland, Ted [D-OH-6] 06/29/2005
Rep. Owens, Major R. [D-NY-11] 06/29/2005
Rep. Gonzalez, Charles A. [D-TX-20] 06/29/2005
Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-18] 06/29/2005
Rep. Jackson-Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] 07/12/2005
Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5] 07/12/2005
Rep. Allen, Thomas H. [D-ME-1] 07/12/2005
Rep. Sabo, Martin Olav [D-MN-5] 07/12/2005
Rep. McCotter, Thaddeus G. [R-MI-11] 07/12/2005
Rep. English, Phil [R-PA-3] 07/12/2005
Rep. Rahall, Nick J., II [D-WV-3] 07/12/2005
Rep. Kanjorski, Paul E. [D-PA-11] 07/12/2005
Rep. Moran, James P. [D-VA-8] 07/12/2005
Rep. Waxman, Henry A. [D-CA-30] 07/12/2005
Rep. Evans, Lane [D-IL-17] 07/12/2005
Rep. Honda, Michael M. [D-CA-15] 07/12/2005
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-38] 07/12/2005
Rep. Abercrombie, Neil [D-HI-1] 07/19/2005
Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5] 07/19/2005
Rep. Udall, Mark [D-CO-2] 07/19/2005
Rep. Upton, Fred [R-MI-6] 07/19/2005
Rep. Baker, Richard H. [R-LA-6] 07/19/2005
Rep. LaHood, Ray [R-IL-18] 07/19/2005
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4] 07/19/2005
Rep. Bradley, Jeb [R-NH-1] 07/19/2005
Rep. Oberstar, James L. [D-MN-8] 07/19/2005
Rep. Case, Ed [D-HI-2] 07/19/2005
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-27] 07/19/2005
Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] 07/22/2005
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] 07/22/2005
Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-32] 07/22/2005
Rep. Tanner, John S. [D-TN-8] 07/22/2005
Rep. Alexander, Rodney [R-LA-5] 07/22/2005
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-6] 07/22/2005
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2] 07/22/2005
Rep. Ramstad, Jim [R-MN-3] 07/28/2005
Rep. Melancon, Charlie [D-LA-3] 07/28/2005
Rep. Terry, Lee [R-NE-2] 07/28/2005
Rep. Capito, Shelley Moore [R-WV-2] 07/28/2005
Rep. Skelton, Ike [D-MO-4] 07/28/2005
Rep. Beauprez, Bob [R-CO-7] 07/28/2005
Rep. Jindal, Bobby [R-LA-1] 07/28/2005
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] 07/28/2005
Rep. Peterson, John E. [R-PA-5] 07/28/2005
Rep. Ortiz, Solomon P. [D-TX-27] 07/28/2005
Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7] 07/28/2005
Rep. Bass, Charles F. [R-NH-2] 07/28/2005
Rep. Burton, Dan [R-IN-5] 07/29/2005
Rep. Wynn, Albert Russell [D-MD-4] 07/29/2005
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-20] 09/07/2005
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-16] 09/07/2005
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3] 09/07/2005
Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] 09/07/2005
Rep. Fortuno, Luis G. [R-PR-At Large] 09/07/2005
Rep. Scott, David [D-GA-13] 09/07/2005
Rep. Wilson, Joe [R-SC-2] 09/07/2005
Rep. Filner, Bob [D-CA-51] 09/07/2005
Rep. Harris, Katherine [R-FL-13] 09/07/2005
Rep. Davis, Geoff [R-KY-4] 09/07/2005
Rep. Moore, Dennis [D-KS-3] 09/07/2005
Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] 09/07/2005
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-27] 09/07/2005
Rep. Feeney, Tom [R-FL-24] 09/07/2005
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2] 09/07/2005
Rep. Dent, Charles W. [R-PA-15] 09/07/2005
Rep. Otter, C. L. (Butch) [R-ID-1] 09/07/2005
Rep. Andrews, Robert E. [D-NJ-1] 09/07/2005
Rep. Chabot, Steve [R-OH-1] 09/07/2005
Rep. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ-13] 09/07/2005
Rep. Costa, Jim [D-CA-20] 09/07/2005
Rep. LaTourette, Steven C. [R-OH-14] 09/07/2005
Rep. Michaud, Michael H. [D-ME-2] 09/07/2005
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] 09/07/2005
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6] 09/08/2005
Rep. Crowley, Joseph [D-NY-7] 09/08/2005
Rep. Simpson, Michael K. [R-ID-2] 09/08/2005
Rep. Chandler, Ben [D-KY-6] 09/08/2005
Rep. Hulshof, Kenny C. [R-MO-9] 09/08/2005
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-14] 09/08/2005
Rep. Payne, Donald M. [D-NJ-10] 09/08/2005
Rep. Saxton, Jim [R-NJ-3] 09/22/2005
Rep. Holden, Tim [D-PA-17] 09/22/2005
Rep. LoBiondo, Frank A. [R-NJ-2] 09/22/2005
Rep. Osborne, Tom [R-NE-3] 09/22/2005
Rep. Rothman, Steven R. [D-NJ-9] 09/22/2005
Rep. Davis, Jo Ann [R-VA-1] 09/22/2005
Rep. Berkley, Shelley [D-NV-1] 09/22/2005
Rep. Gutknecht, Gil [R-MN-1] 09/22/2005
Rep. Fitzpatrick, Michael G. [R-PA-8] 09/22/2005
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-34] 09/22/2005
Rep. Solis, Hilda L. [D-CA-32] 09/22/2005
Rep. Ackerman, Gary L. [D-NY-5] 09/22/2005
Rep. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI-2] 09/22/2005
Rep. McNulty, Michael R. [D-NY-21] 09/22/2005
Rep. Barrow, John [D-GA-12] 09/22/2005
Rep. Cubin, Barbara [R-WY-At Large] 09/22/2005
Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] 09/22/2005
Rep. Gilchrest, Wayne T. [R-MD-1] 09/29/2005
Rep. Doolittle, John T. [R-CA-4] 09/29/2005
Rep. Costello, Jerry F. [D-IL-12] 09/29/2005
Rep. Pryce, Deborah [R-OH-15] 09/29/2005
Rep. Tiberi, Patrick J. [R-OH-12] 09/29/2005
Rep. Brown-Waite, Ginny [R-FL-5] 09/29/2005
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-8] 09/29/2005
Rep. Brown, Corrine [D-FL-3] 09/29/2005
Rep. Miller, Jeff [R-FL-1] 09/29/2005
Rep. Turner, Michael R. [R-OH-3] 09/29/2005
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-18] 10/07/2005
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] 10/07/2005
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4] 10/07/2005
Rep. Emanuel, Rahm [D-IL-5] 10/07/2005
Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-3] 10/07/2005
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1] 10/07/2005
Rep. Lewis, Ron [R-KY-2] 10/07/2005
Rep. Berry, Marion [D-AR-1] 10/07/2005
Rep. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA-7] 10/07/2005
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-14] 10/20/2005
Rep. Souder, Mark E. [R-IN-3] 10/20/2005
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-14] 10/20/2005
Rep. Fossella, Vito [R-NY-13] 10/20/2005
Rep. Ross, Mike [D-AR-4] 10/20/2005
Rep. Lipinski, Daniel [D-IL-3] 10/20/2005
Rep. Boozman, John [R-AR-3] 11/04/2005
Rep. Schmidt, Jean [R-OH-2] 11/04/2005
Rep. Matheson, Jim [D-UT-2] 11/04/2005
Rep. Boustany, Charles W., Jr. [R-LA-7] 11/04/2005
Rep. Renzi, Rick [R-AZ-1] 11/04/2005
Rep. Pitts, Joseph R. [R-PA-16] 11/04/2005
Rep. Dicks, Norman D. [D-WA-6] 11/04/2005
Rep. Goode, Virgil H., Jr. [R-VA-5] 11/04/2005
Rep. McHugh, John M. [R-NY-23] 11/04/2005
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-28] 11/04/2005
Rep. Watson, Diane E. [D-CA-33] 11/04/2005
Rep. Platts, Todd Russell [R-PA-19] 11/04/2005
Rep. Hobson, David L. [R-OH-7] 11/04/2005
Rep. Baird, Brian [D-WA-3] 11/04/2005
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3] 11/04/2005
Rep. Hostettler, John N. [R-IN-8] 12/06/2005
Rep. Bachus, Spencer [R-AL-6] 12/06/2005
Rep. Ryun, Jim [R-KS-2] 12/06/2005
Rep. Murphy, Tim [R-PA-18] 12/06/2005
Rep. Price, Tom [R-GA-6] 12/06/2005
Rep. Gerlach, Jim [R-PA-6] 12/06/2005
Rep. Ferguson, Mike [R-NJ-7] 12/06/2005
Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2] 12/06/2005
Rep. Pickering, Charles W. "Chip" [R-MS-3] 12/06/2005
Rep. Kildee, Dale E. [D-MI-5] 12/06/2005
Rep. Cannon, Chris [R-UT-3] 12/06/2005
Rep. Foley, Mark [R-FL-16] 12/06/2005
Rep. Bishop, Rob [R-UT-1] 12/06/2005
Rep. Green, Gene [D-TX-29] 12/06/2005
Rep. Shuster, Bill [R-PA-9] 12/06/2005
Rep. Towns, Edolphus [D-NY-10] 12/06/2005
Rep. Garrett, Scott [R-NJ-5] 12/06/2005
Rep. Murtha, John P. [D-PA-12] 12/06/2005
Rep. Israel, Steve [D-NY-2] 12/06/2005
Rep. Hooley, Darlene [D-OR-5] 12/06/2005
Rep. Weldon, Curt [R-PA-7] 12/08/2005
Rep. Sherwood, Don [R-PA-10] 12/08/2005
Rep. Pearce, Stevan [R-NM-2] 12/08/2005
Rep. Lucas, Frank D. [R-OK-3] 12/08/2005
Rep. Cole, Tom [R-OK-4] 12/08/2005
Rep. Miller, Gary G. [R-CA-42] 12/08/2005
Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-15] 12/08/2005
Rep. McKinney, Cynthia A. [D-GA-4] 12/08/2005
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] 12/08/2005
Rep. Herseth, Stephanie [D-SD-At Large] 12/16/2005
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] 12/16/2005
Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2] 12/16/2005
Rep. Pelosi, Nancy [D-CA-8] 12/16/2005
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7] 12/16/2005
Rep. Becerra, Xavier [D-CA-31] 12/16/2005
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-12] 12/16/2005
Rep. Neugebauer, Randy [R-TX-19] 12/16/2005
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-8] 12/16/2005
Rep. Cramer, Robert E. (Bud), Jr. [D-AL-5] 12/16/2005
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53] 12/16/2005
Rep. Sanchez, Loretta [D-CA-47] 12/16/2005
Rep. Biggert, Judy [R-IL-13] 12/16/2005
Rep. Davis, Jim [D-FL-11] 12/16/2005
Rep. Diaz-Balart, Lincoln [R-FL-21] 12/16/2005
Rep. Aderholt, Robert B. [R-AL-4] 12/16/2005
Rep. Watt, Melvin L. [D-NC-12] 12/16/2005
Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9] 12/16/2005
Rep. Hoyer, Steny H. [D-MD-5] 12/16/2005
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-1] 12/16/2005
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-9] 12/16/2005
Rep. Schwartz, Allyson Y. [D-PA-13] 12/16/2005
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4] 12/16/2005
Rep. Brady, Robert A. [D-PA-1] 12/16/2005
Rep. Baca, Joe [D-CA-43] 12/16/2005
Rep. Carnahan, Russ [D-MO-3] 12/16/2005
Rep. Hinojosa, Ruben [D-TX-15] 12/16/2005
Rep. Kelly, Sue W. [R-NY-19] 12/16/2005
Rep. Weiner, Anthony D. [D-NY-9] 12/16/2005
Rep. Snyder, Vic [D-AR-2] 12/16/2005
Rep. Hinchey, Maurice D. [D-NY-22] 12/16/2005
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-17] 01/31/2006
Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [R-FL-22] 01/31/2006
Rep. Boehlert, Sherwood [R-NY-24] 01/31/2006
Rep. Inslee, Jay [D-WA-1] 01/31/2006
Rep. Blunt, Roy [R-MO-7] 01/31/2006
Rep. Fattah, Chaka [D-PA-2] 01/31/2006
Rep. McCarthy, Carolyn [D-NY-4] 01/31/2006
Rep. Davis, Artur [D-AL-7] 01/31/2006
Rep. Bishop, Timothy H. [D-NY-1] 01/31/2006
Rep. McIntyre, Mike [D-NC-7] 01/31/2006
Rep. Brown, Henry E., Jr. [R-SC-1] 01/31/2006
Rep. Bartlett, Roscoe G. [R-MD-6] 01/31/2006
Rep. Frank, Barney [D-MA-4] 01/31/2006
Rep. Faleomavaega, Eni F. H. [D-AS-At Large] 01/31/2006
Rep. Kennedy, Patrick J. [D-RI-1] 01/31/2006
Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-39] 01/31/2006
Rep. Wilson, Heather [R-NM-1] 01/31/2006
Rep. Drake, Thelma D. [R-VA-2] 01/31/2006
Rep. Pombo, Richard W. [R-CA-11] 01/31/2006
Rep. Rogers, Mike D. [R-AL-3] 01/31/2006
Rep. Stark, Fortney Pete [D-CA-13] 01/31/2006
Rep. Wolf, Frank R. [R-VA-10] 01/31/2006
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3] 01/31/2006
Rep. Visclosky, Peter J. [D-IN-1] 01/31/2006
Rep. Udall, Tom [D-NM-3] 02/01/2006
Rep. Capps, Lois [D-CA-23] 02/01/2006
Rep. Simmons, Rob [R-CT-2] 02/01/2006
Rep. Hunter, Duncan [R-CA-52] 02/01/2006
Rep. Bonner, Jo [R-AL-1] 02/01/2006
Rep. Walsh, James T. [R-NY-25] 02/01/2006
Rep. Camp, Dave [R-MI-4] 02/01/2006
Rep. Davis, Tom [R-VA-11] 02/01/2006
Rep. Tancredo, Thomas G. [R-CO-6] 02/01/2006
Rep. Bean, Melissa L. [D-IL-8] 02/01/2006
Rep. Cardoza, Dennis A. [D-CA-18] 02/01/2006
Rep. Whitfield, Ed [R-KY-1] 02/01/2006
Rep. Sullivan, John [R-OK-1] 02/01/2006
Rep. Meek, Kendrick B. [D-FL-17] 02/01/2006
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30] 02/08/2006
Rep. Rogers, Harold [R-KY-5] 02/08/2006
Rep. Cuellar, Henry [D-TX-28] 02/08/2006
Rep. Boucher, Rick [D-VA-9] 02/08/2006
Rep. Petri, Thomas E. [R-WI-6] 02/08/2006
Rep. King, Steve [R-IA-5] 02/08/2006
Rep. Edwards, Chet [D-TX-17] 02/08/2006
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-5] 02/08/2006
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-16] 02/08/2006
Rep. Davis, Lincoln [D-TN-4] 02/08/2006
Rep. Inglis, Bob [R-SC-4] 02/08/2006
Rep. Gallegly, Elton [R-CA-24] 02/08/2006
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-14] 02/08/2006
Rep. Northup, Anne M. [R-KY-3] 02/08/2006
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1] 02/08/2006
Rep. Reynolds, Thomas M. [R-NY-26] 02/08/2006
Rep. Wu, David [D-OR-1] 02/08/2006
Rep. Latham, Tom [R-IA-4] 02/08/2006
Rep. Taylor, Charles H. [R-NC-11] 02/08/2006
Rep. Coble, Howard [R-NC-6] 02/08/2006
Rep. Stearns, Cliff [R-FL-6] 02/08/2006
Rep. Pastor, Ed [D-AZ-4] 02/14/2006
Rep. Conaway, K. Michael [R-TX-11] 02/14/2006
Rep. McCrery, Jim [R-LA-4] 02/14/2006
Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-35] 02/14/2006
Rep. Kirk, Mark Steven [R-IL-10] 02/14/2006
Rep. Marchant, Kenny [R-TX-24] 02/14/2006
Rep. Graves, Sam [R-MO-6] 02/14/2006
Rep. Nussle, Jim [R-IA-1] 02/14/2006
Rep. Reichert, David G. [R-WA-8] 02/14/2006
Rep. Gibbons, Jim [R-NV-2] 02/16/2006
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] 02/16/2006
Rep. Bilirakis, Michael [R-FL-9] 02/28/2006
Rep. Rehberg, Dennis R. [R-MT-At Large] 02/28/2006
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1] 02/28/2006
Rep. Fortenberry, Jeff [R-NE-1] 02/28/2006
Rep. Tierney, John F. [D-MA-6] 02/28/2006
Rep. Gingrey, Phil [R-GA-11] 02/28/2006
Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-2] 02/28/2006

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House Financial Services06/13/2005 Referred to
House Financial Services Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy, Trade, and Technology07/29/2005 Referred to
Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs03/01/2006 Referred to
07/12/2006 Discharged from

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Public Law No: 109-247 (07/27/2006)

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on February 28, 2006. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Louis Braille Bicentennial--Braille Literacy Commemorative Coin Act - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue $1 coins emblematic of the life and legacy of Louis Braille.

Requires the design on the obverse to bear a representation of the image of Louis Braille.

Requires the design on the reverse to emphasize Braille literacy and to include the word for Braille in Braille code in a way that substantially complies with Specification 800 of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped of the Library of Congress specifications for Braille, and is tactilely indiscernible from printed or written Braille.

Authorizes the Secretary to issue such coins only during 2009.

Subjects all coin sales to a surcharge of $10 per coin, except when issuance of a coin would exceed the annual two commermorative coin program issuance limitation.

Requires all surcharges to be promptly paid by the Secretary to the National Federation of the Blind to further its programs to promote Braille literacy.