H.R.1057 – Greatest Generation Commemorative Coin Act Signed By President Biden

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Last week, President Biden signed H.R. 1057, the Greatest Generation Commemorative Coin Act, into law. The President was presented the bill on August 2nd and signed it on August 3rd. The Act now is known as Public Law 117-162. You can read the full text of the new law here. Previously, the bill had been known as the National World War II Memorial Commemorative Act, but the final legislation took on the name of the …

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S.1596 – Greatest Generation Memorial Act Passes Senate Unanimously

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The United States Senate has passed S.1596, the Greatest Generation Memorial Act. The new coin legislation was introduced and passed within days in the Senate, a rare event in the Senate or House of Representatives. The bill, which was introduced by Senator Mike Rounds (R-SD) on May 12, 2022 and passed the Senate just a few days later on May 16, 2022, was pass unanimously by the Senate. The bill is now going to the …

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H.R. 7496 – James Weldon Johnson Commemorative Coin Act

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Representative Al Lawson Jr, (D-FL) has introduced H.R. 7496, the James Weldon Johnson Commemorative Coin Act, into the House of Representatives for voting and hopeful passage into law. The bill, the latest coin legislation to be launched, was introduced on April 7, 2022 to the House by Representative Lawson. James Weldon Johnson was a towering figure in the African-American community, founding the first African-American newspaper in Florida and in 1897, became the first African-American to …

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Coin Legislation: H.R.6681 – 100th Anniversary of The Lincoln Memorial Commemorative Coin Act

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New legislation has been introduced into the House of Representatives for a new silver dollar commemorative coin honoring the 100th anniversary of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. The bill, H.R.6681, was introduced to the House on February 9, 2022 by Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) and currently has only been introduced. No further actions or co-sponsors have been indicated on the bill. You can follow the details on this bill on the Congress official website. …

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S.697 Harriet Tubman Commemorative Legislation Passed By The Senate

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The United States Senate has passed without objection or amendment bill S.697, legislation that calls for the creation of a Harriet Tubman commemorative coin series. The legislation has now been sent to the House or Representatives for their vote. Assuming that the House passes the bill, it will be sent to President Biden for signature to become law. The bill was introduced in March 2021 and has been in committee for the vast majority of …

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