S.582 - Little Rock Central High School Desegregation 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Pryor, Mark L. [D-AR] (Introduced 03/09/2005)|
|Committees:||Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/09/2005 Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R.358, which became Public Law 109-146 on 12/22/2005.|
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Summary: S.582 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/09/2005)
Little Rock Central High School Desegregation 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act - Instructs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue not more than 500,000 $1 coins emblematic of the desegregation of the Little Rock Central High School and its contribution to civil rights in America, beginning January 1, 2007.
Terminates such minting authority after December 31, 2007.
States that all sales shall include a surcharge of $10 per coin, to be equally divided and paid to: (1) the Jefferson National Parks Association for the purpose of providing support for programs and other developmental activities at the Little Rock Central High National Historic Site and support for the ongoing mission of the Little Rock Central High National Historic Site; and (2) the Secretary of the Interior for site improvements at the Little Rock Central High National Historic Site, including the establishment of cooperative agreements to preserve and restore the historic character of the vicinity in the historic site's boundaries.
States that Congress intends for such surcharges to supplement amounts provided to the Secretary in appropriation Acts for the Little Rock Central High National Historic Site, and are not intended to be a substitute for such appropriated amounts.