S.2321 - Negro Leagues Baseball Centennial Commemorative Coin Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Blunt, Roy [R-MO] (Introduced 07/30/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/09/2020 Held at the desk. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2321 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/30/2019)
Negro Leagues Baseball Centennial Commemorative Coin Act
This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Negro National League, a professional baseball league that was formed in response to African-American players being banned from baseball's major leagues.
The design of the coins shall be emblematic of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and its mission to promote tolerance, diversity, and inclusion.
All surcharges from sales of these coins shall be paid to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum for educational and outreach programs and exhibits.