Summary: H.R.5800 — 96th Congress (1979-1980)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (07/21/1980)

(Measure passed House, amended)

Authorizes the President, on behalf of the Congress, to present a gold metal to Bryan Lewis Allen in recognition of his success in navigating the crossing of the English Channel in a self-powered plane. Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to strike such medals in an appropriate design to include recognition of the contribution to aeronautics rendered by Dr. Paul MacCready in his design of the plane.

Authorizes the use of $20,000 from already appropriated funds to strike such medal.

Authorizes the Secretary to strike bronze duplicates of such medal for sale to the public.