H.R.5800 - A bill to authorize the President of the United States to present on behalf of the Congress a specially struck gold medal to Bryan Lewis Allen.96th Congress (1979-1980)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Pashayan, Charles, Jr. [R-CA-17] (Introduced 11/02/1979)|
|Committees:||House - Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs | Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/23/1980 Referred to Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5800 — 96th Congress (1979-1980)All Information (Except Text)
(Measure passed House, amended)
Passed House amended (07/21/1980)
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.