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Public Law No: 109-146 (12/22/2005)

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on November 18, 2005. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Little Rock Central High School Desegregation 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act - Requires the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue coins commemorating the 50th anniversary of the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Requires the design of such coins to be emblematic of the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School and its contribution to civil rights in America.

Specifies the sale price of such coins and applicable surcharges. Requires surcharges collected from sales to be paid to the Secretary of the Interior for the protection, preservation, and interpretation of resources and stories associated with the Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, including: (1) site improvements; (2) development of interpretive and education programs and historic preservation projects; and (3) establishment of cooperative agreements to preserve or restore the historic character of the Park Street and Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive corridors adjacent to the site.

Prohibits including any surcharge with respect to the issuance of any coin under this Act during a calendar year if such issuance would result in exceeding the annual two commemorative coin program issuance limitation for such year.

Deems any funds expended by the school district (regardless of the source of the funds) for improvements at the Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, to the extent such funds were used as described in this Act, to be funds from private sources as necessary to meet statutory matching requirements.