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108th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 1016

  To require the Secretary of the Treasury to redesign the $1 coin to 
                commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                           February 27, 2003

  Mr. Rangel introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
                    Committee on Financial Services

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 A BILL


 
  To require the Secretary of the Treasury to redesign the $1 coin to 
                commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE AND FINDINGS.

    (a) Short Title.--This Act may be cited as the ``Dr. Martin Luther 
King, Jr., 1 Dollar Coin Act''.
    (b) Findings.--The Congress finds the following:
            (1) Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a preeminent spokesman 
        for human civil rights in his time.
            (2) The work of Dr. King affected the lives of more 
        Americans of all races and people around the world than any 
        other American reform leader of the 20th century.
            (3) Dr. King was one of America's most erudite scholars and 
        social and religious activists.
            (4) Dr. King, because of his lifelong achievements and 
        moral vision, was a recipient in 1964 of the Nobel Peace Prize.
            (5) Dr. King mobilized leaders of all faiths, races, and 
        creeds to support the passage of the historic civil rights laws 
        in the 1960s.
            (6) Dr. King inspired activists for human rights around the 
        world by applying a philosophy of non-violence.
            (7) Dr. King helped to mobilize the African-American civil 
        rights movement as a founder of the Southern Christian 
        Leadership Conference.
            (8) Dr. King has been honored by the Nation with the 
        designation of the third Monday in January as a national 
        holiday in his name.
            (9) The largest collection of materials relating to Dr. 
        King is in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent 
        Social Change in Atlanta, Georgia.

SEC.  2.  REDESIGN  OF  $1  COIN  TO  COMMEMORATE DR. MARTIN LUTHER 
              KING, JR.

    Section 5112(d)(1) of title 31, United States Code, is amended--
            (1) by striking the 5th sentence and inserting the 
        following: ``The obverse side of the dollar shall have the 
        likeness of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The reverse side of the 
        dollar shall have a design emblematic of Dr. Martin Luther 
        King, Jr.''; and
            (2) in the 4th sentence, by striking ``dollar, half dollar, 
        and quarter dollar'' and inserting ``half dollar and quarter 
        dollar''.
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