S.1718 - 75th Anniversary of the End of World War II Commemorative Coin Act115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Kennedy, John [R-LA] (Introduced 08/02/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 08/02/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1718 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (08/02/2017)
75th Anniversary of the End of World War II Commemorative Coin Act
This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 coins, 500,000 $1 coins, and 750,000 half-dollar coins in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II.
The coins shall be emblematic of the sacrifices made by millions of people of the United States 75 years ago in bringing an end to World War II. The design on each coin shall represent the World War II Victory Medal, which was awarded to all 16 million U.S. military personnel who served from December 7, 1941, to December 31, 1946.
The bill requires all sales of such coins include specified surcharges, which shall be paid by Treasury to the congressionally designated National WWII Museum to fund its educational mission of telling the story of the U.S. experience in World War II.