Summary: H.R.5159 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5159. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (04/06/2006)

Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to make arrangements for the posthumous presentation, on behalf of Congress, of a gold medal to the next of kin or personal representative of each passenger or crew member on board United Airlines Flight 93 who is identified by the Attorney General as having aided in the effort to resist the hijackers on board the plane, in recognition of heroic service to the Nation.

Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to strike a gold medal with suitable emblems, devices, and inscriptions. Authorizes the Secretary to strike and sell bronze duplicates of such gold medal.

Declares such medals to be national medals.

Requires that proceeds from the sale of duplicate bronze medals be deposited into the United States Mint Public Enterprise Fund.