H.R.4960 - A bill to authorize the President of the United States to present on behalf of the Congress a specially struck gold medal to Gerald F. Spiess.96th Congress (1979-1980)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Vento, Bruce F. [D-MN-4] (Introduced 07/25/1979)|
|Committees:||House - Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H.Rept 96-849|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/25/1980 Reported to House from the Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs with amendment, H. Rept. 96-849. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Summary: H.R.4960 — 96th Congress (1979-1980)All Information (Except Text)
(Reported to House from the Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs with amendment, H. Rept. 96-849)
Reported to House with amendment(s) (03/25/1980)
Authorizes the President to present, on behalf of the Congress, a gold medal of appropriate design to Gerald F. Spiess, in recognition of his distinguished feat as a transatlantic sailor.
Authorizes appropriations of up to $15,000 in fiscal year 1981 to strike such medal.
Authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to strike bronze duplicates of such medal for sale to the public.
States this Act shall take effect on October 1, 1980.