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Passed House amended (07/01/1980)

(Measure passed House, amended, roll call #386 (375-28))

Authorizes the President to present a gold-plated medal, on behalf of the Congress, to those athletes selected through the Olympic trial process to be members of the United States Summer Olympic Team of 1980. Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to cause to be stricken 650 such medals with suitable emblems.

Declares that such medals are national medals and that funds to carry out this Act shall be made available from funds currently appropriated for operation of the Bureau of the Mint. Directs such funds to be reimbursed from monies appropriated under the Amateur Sports Act of 1978.