H.R.3790: Library of Congress Bicentennial Commemorative Coin Act of 1998

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced May 5, 1998
  • Latest Major Action Oct. 19, 1998

Bill Cosponsors

300 (129 Democrats, 1 Independent, 171 Republicans)

Bill Summary

Library of Congress Bicentennial Commemorative Coin Act of 1998 - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue five-dollar gold coins and one-dollar silver coins emblematic of the Library of Congress. Authorizes the Secretary to mint and issue $10 bimetallic coins of gold and platinum in lieu of the gold coins. Requires payment of coin sale surcharges to the Library of Congress Trust Fund Board to support Library activities.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Banking and Financial Services.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy.
Mr. Castle moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate and read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking.
Senate Committee on Banking discharged by Unanimous Consent.
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
Cleared for White House.
Presented to President.
Signed by President.
Became Public Law No: 105-268.
May 5, 1998

Introduced in the House by William M. Thomas (R-Calif.)

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