H.R.2799 - United States Marshals Service 225th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Boozman, John [R-AR-3] (Introduced 06/10/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Financial Services|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/10/2009 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2799 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/10/2009)
United States Marshals Service 225th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury, in commemoration of the 225th anniversary of the establishment of the United States Marshals Service, to mint and issue $5 gold and $1 silver coins emblematic of the 225 years of exemplary and unparalleled achievements of the U.S. Marshals Service.
Requires all such coin sales to include a surcharge of: (1) $35 per $5 coin; and (2) $10 per $1 coin. Requires distribution of the first $5 million to the Director of the United States Marshals Service National Museum, for the preservation, maintenance, and display of artifacts and documents of the U.S. Marshals Service. Requires distribution of: (1) $1 million to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children; (2) $1 million to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund in support of the National Law Enforcement Museum and the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial; (3) $1 million to the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association; (4) $500,000 to the William "Bill" Degan Scholarship Fund (provides scholarships for spouses and children of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty); (5) $500,000 to the Robert D. May Scholarship Fund (provides scholarships for spouses and children of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty); (6) $500,000 to the Community Oriented Policing Service; and (7) $500,000 to the Retired United States Marshals Service Association.
Authorizes the Secretary to strike and sell bronze duplicates of the $5 gold coins.