Summary: S.1596 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (05/12/2021)

Greatest Generation Memorial Act

This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins in commemoration of the National World War II Memorial in the District of Columbia.

The design of the coins shall be emblematic of the memorial and the service and sacrifice of American soldiers and civilians during World War II.

All surcharges received from the sale of such coins shall be paid to the Friends of the National World War II Memorial to support the National Park Service in maintaining and repairing the memorial, and for educational and commemorative programs.