H.R.627: National Park Service 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about public lands and natural resources
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Sponsor Erik Paulsen, R-Minn.
Total Cosponsors 307 (165 Democrats, 143 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 13, 2013
Latest Major Action April 30, 2014
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Bill Summary

National Park Service 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue gold, silver, and half-dollar clad coins in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the National Park Service (NPS).

Authorizes the issuance of coins under this Act only for a one-year period, beginning on January 1, 2016.

Requires the Secretary to make bulk sales of the coins issued under this Act at a reasonable discount.

Requires all sales of coins minted under this Act to include a surcharge of $35 per gold coin, $10 per silver coin, and $5 per half-dollar clad coin.

Requires all of the surcharges received from the sale of such coins to be paid to the National Park Foundation for projects and programs to help preserve and protect resources under the stewardship of the NPS and to promote public enjoyment and appreciation of those resources.

Prohibits the surcharges paid to the Foundation from bei...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 30, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
April 29, 2014

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 403 - 13 (Roll no. 183). (text: CR H3254-3255)

April 29, 2014 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3275)
April 29, 2014 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
April 29, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 627.
April 29, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3254-3257)
April 29, 2014 Mr. Garrett moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Feb. 13, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.