Summary: S.2321 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate without amendment (06/29/2006)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. 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, whose design: (1) on the obverse shall bear a representation of the image of Louis Braille; and (2) on the reverse shall emphasize Braille literacy and include the word for Braille in Braille code.

Authorizes the Secretary to issue such coins only during 2009.

Subjects all coin sales to a surcharge of $10 per coin.

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