S.2185 - Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Heitkamp, Heidi [D-ND] (Introduced 10/20/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 10/20/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2185 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (10/20/2015)
Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act
This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins (to be made of "pink gold" containing at least 75% gold), 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins emblematic of the fight against breast cancer.
- select the design for the coins based upon the winning design from a juried, compensated design competition following certain specifications; and
- issue the coins only during the one-year period beginning on January 1, 2018.
All such coin sales must include the following surcharges: $35 per $5 gold coin, $10 per $1 dollar silver coin, and $5 per half-dollar coin.
The Treasury shall pay received surcharges promptly to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation according to a specified distribution formula.