Summary: H.R.2139 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 112-181 (10/05/2012)

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on September 10, 2012. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Lions Clubs International Century of Service Commemorative Coin Act - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue as legal tender up to 400,000 $1 coins in commemoration of the centennial of the founding of the Lions Clubs International. Requires the design of the coins to be emblematic of the centennial.

Permits the Secretary to issue such coins only during calendar 2017.

Requires coin sales to include a surcharge of $10 per coin, to be paid by the Secretary to the Lions Clubs International Foundation.

Subjects such Foundation to specified audit requirements with regard to the funds received from the Secretary.