S.883 - Medal of Honor Commemorative Coin Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Kerry, John F. [D-MA] (Introduced 04/23/2009)|
|Committees:||Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs|
|Latest Action:||04/23/2009 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R.1209, which became Public Law 111-91 on 11/6/2009.|
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Summary: S.883 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/23/2009)
Medal of Honor Commemorative Coin Act of 2009 - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue $5 gold coins and $1 silver coins emblematic of the design selected by the Secretary, after consultation with the Boards of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society and the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation, in honor of the distinguished service of the American military men and women who have been Medal of Honor recipients.
Limits the period for coin issuance to calendar year 2011.
Imposes a surcharge of $35 per coin for the $5 coin and $10 per coin for the $1 coin, to be distributed to the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation to help finance educational, scholarship, and outreach programs of the Foundation.