Summary: H.R.770 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (01/16/2018)

American Innovation $1 Coin Act

(Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury, over a 14-year period beginning in 2019, to mint and issue "American Innovation" $1 coins commemorating innovation and innovators from each state, each U.S. territory, and the District of Columbia. Treasury shall issue four coins per year, in alphabetical order by jurisdiction, until a coin has been issued for each jurisdiction. Treasury may mint and issue a $1 coin in 2018 to introduce the series. Neither the bust of any person nor the portrait of any living person may be included in the design of the coins.

The bill instructs Interior to continue to mint and issue $1 coins honoring Native Americans and their contributions.