Home > 106th Congressional Bills > H.R. 2833 (pcs) To establish the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area. [Placed on Calendar Senate] ...

H.R. 2833 (pcs) To establish the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area. [Placed on Calendar Senate] ...

Web GovRecords.org

  1st Session
                                H. R. 2833

 To posthumously award a congressional gold medal to Wilma G. Rudolph.



                             July 23, 2003

Ms. Kilpatrick (for herself, Mrs. Blackburn, Ms. Jackson-Lee of Texas, 
  Mr. Ford, Mrs. Christensen, Mr. Towns, Mr. Hinchey, Ms. Waters, Mr. 
 Gordon, Mr. McDermott, Mr. Conyers, Mr. Frost, Mr. Berman, Mr. Wynn, 
Mr. Snyder, Mr. Davis of Tennessee, Mr. Rangel, Mr. Owens, Mr. Lewis of 
Georgia, Ms. Kaptur, Mr. Fattah, Mr. Davis of Illinois, Mr. Payne, Ms. 
 Lee, Mr. Thompson of Mississippi, Ms. Millender-McDonald, Ms. Corrine 
  Brown of Florida, Ms. Carson of Indiana, Mr. Scott of Virginia, Ms. 
  Norton, Mr. Davis of Alabama, Mr. McNulty, Mrs. Jones of Ohio, Mr. 
  Ballance, and Mr. Bishop of Georgia) introduced the following bill; 
       which was referred to the Committee on Financial Services


                                 A BILL

 To posthumously award a congressional gold medal to Wilma G. Rudolph.

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


    Congress finds that--
            (1) Wilma G. Rudolph of Clarksville, Tennessee, the 20th of 
        22 children, overcame a series of childhood diseases, including 
        scarlet fever, double pneumonia, and polio, to become an 
        athletic pioneer and champion in the State of Tennessee, the 
        United States, and the world, first as an outstanding 
        basketball player and track athlete in Tennessee, then as a 3-
        time gold medal winner in the 1960 Olympics in Rome, and 
        finally as a pioneer for racial equality, goodwill, and 
            (2) Wilma G. Rudolph's winning of 3 gold medals in the 1960 
        Olympics served as an inspiration to athletes of all sports, 
        all races, and both genders;
            (3) Wilma G. Rudolph's ability to inspire endured after her 
        performance in the 1960 Olympics, as demonstrated by--
                    (A) her receipt in 1987 of the National Collegiate 
                Athletic Association's Silver Anniversary Award, the 
                first time a woman ever received the award;
                    (B) her receipt of the 1989 Jackie Robinson Image 
                Award of the National Association for the Advancement 
                of Colored People (NAACP);
                    (C) her induction into the National Track and Field 
                Hall of Fame in 1973;
                    (D) her receipt of the 1985 Humanitarian of the 
                Year Award of the Special Olympics; and
                    (E) her receipt in 1993 of the National Sports 
                Award, the only time a woman has received the award;
            (4) Wilma G. Rudolph, a graduate of Tennessee State 
        University, a successful businessperson, a mother, an athlete, 
        a coach, and a teacher, who passed away on November 12, 1994, 
        will forever remain an inspiration to all able-bodied and 
        physically-challenged individuals in overcoming odds;
            (5) Wilma G. Rudolph blazed a trail that helped all people 
        understand the contributions of women to the world of 
            (6) the legacy of Wilma C. Rudolph continues to serve as a 
        particular inspiration to women; and
            (7) Wilma G Rudolph's life truly embodied the American 
        values of hard work, determination, and love of humanity.


    (a) Presentation Authorized.--The Speaker of the House of 
Representatives and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate shall make 
appropriate arrangements for the presentation, on behalf of the 
Congress, of a gold medal of appropriate design, honoring Wilma G. 
Rudolph (posthumously) in recognition of her outstanding and enduring 
contributions to humanity and to women's athletics, in the United 
States and the world.
    (b) Design and Striking.--For the purpose of the award referred to 
in subsection (a), the Secretary of the Treasury (in this Act referred 
to as the ``Secretary'') shall strike a gold medal with suitable 
emblems, devices, and inscriptions, to be determined by the Secretary.


    The Secretary may strike and sell duplicates in bronze of the gold 
medal struck pursuant to section 2 under such regulations as the 
Secretary may prescribe, and at a price sufficient to cover the costs 
thereof, including labor, materials, dies, use of machinery, overhead 
expenses, and the cost of the gold medal.


    The medals struck pursuant to this Act are national medals for 
purposes of chapter 51 of title 31, United States Code.


    (a) Authority To Use Fund Amounts.--There is authorized to be 
charged against the United States Mint Public Enterprise Fund an amount 
not to exceed $30,000 to pay for the cost of the medals authorized by 
this Act.
    (b) Proceeds of Sale.--Amounts received from the sale of duplicate 
bronze medals under section 3 shall be deposited in the United States 
Mint Public Enterprise Fund.

Pages: 1

Other Popular 106th Congressional Bills Documents:

1 H.R. 3377 (ih) To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, the Federal Meat [Introduced in House] ...
2 H.R. 3184 (rh) For the relief of Zohreh Farhang Ghahfarokhi. [Reported in House] ...
3 H.R. 3922 (ih) For the relief of Zhen Shang Lin. [Introduced in House] ...
4 S. 3187 (is) To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to apply aggregate upper payment limits to non-State publicly owned or operated facilities under the medicaid program. [Introduced in Senate] ...
5 H.J.Res. 58 (ih) Disapproving the extension of the waiver authority contained in section 402(c) of the Trade Act of 1974 with respect to Vietnam. [Introduced in House] ...
6 H.Con.Res. 222 (rfs) Condemning the assassination of Armenian Prime Minister Vazgen Sargsian and other officials of the Armenian Government and expressing the sense of the Congress in mourning this tragic loss of the duly elected leadership of Armenia. [R...
7 H.R. 2919 (rh) To promote preservation and public awareness of the history of the Underground Railroad by providing financial assistance, to the Freedom Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. [Reported in House] ...
8 S. 254 (es) To reduce violent juvenile crime, promote accountability by and rehabilitation of juvenile criminals, punish and deter violent gang crime, and for other purposes. [Engrossed in Senate] ...
9 H.R. 5076 (ih) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the exemption from tax for small property and casualty insurance companies, and for other purposes. [Introduced in House] ...
10 H.R. 2942 (eh) To extend for 3 additional months the period for which chapter 12 of title 11 of the United States Code is reenacted. [Engrossed in House] ...
11 S.Res. 368 (ats) To recognize the importance of relocating and renovating the Hamilton Grange, New York. [Agreed to Senate] ...
12 S. 1264 (is) To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 and the National Education Statistics Act of 1994 to ensure that elementary and secondary schools prepare girls to compete in the 21st century, and for other purposes. [Introduced in...
13 S. 3232 (is) To amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and [Introduced in Senate] ...
14 S. 2345 (es) To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study concerning the preservation and public use of sites associated with Harriet Tubman located in Auburn, New York, and for other purposes. [Engrossed in Senate] %%Filena...
15 H.R. 1959 (enr) To designate the Federal building located at 643 East Durango Boulevard in San Antonio, Texas, as the ``Adrian A. Spears Judicial Training Center''. [Enrolled bill] ...
16 H.Con.Res. 375 (eh) [Engrossed in House] ...
17 H.R. 5663 (ih) To provide for community renewal and new markets initiatives. [Introduced in House] ...
18 S. 1937 (es) To amend the Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act to provide for sales of electricity by the Bonneville Power Administration to joint operating entities. [Engrossed in Senate] ...
19 H.J.Res. 120 (ih) Making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2001, and for other purposes. [Introduced in House] ...
20 H.R. 5378 (ih) To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to clarify the special rule relating to continuous residence or physical presence under section 240A(d) of that Act. [Introduced in House] ...
21 H.R. 4854 (ih) To amend the National Labor Relations Act to protect the rights of emergency medical technicians employed by acute care hospitals. [Introduced in House] ...
22 H.R. 4624 (ih) To provide targeted payment relief under the Medicare Program for hospitals that primarily serve Medicare and Medicaid patients and have been disproportionately impacted by the payment reductions under the Balanced Budget Act of 1997. [Intr...
23 S. 2982 (is) To enhance international conservation, to promote the role of carbon sequestration as a means of slowing the build-up of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, and to reward and encourage voluntary, pro-active environmental efforts on the issue...
24 S. 1626 (is) To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve the process by which the Secretary of Health and Human Services makes coverage determinations for items and services furnished under the medicare program, and for other purposes. [Int...
25 H.R. 4819 (ih) To amend the Wildlife Services Program of the Department of Agriculture [Introduced in House] ...
26 S. 1814 (is) To establish a system of registries of temporary agricultural workers [Introduced in Senate] ...
27 H.Con.Res. 439 (eh) [Engrossed in House] ...
28 S. 2406 (rs) To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide permanent authority for entry into the United States of certain religious workers. [Reported in Senate] ...
29 H.R. 5209 (ih) To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to revise the payments for certain physician pathology services under the medicare program. [Introduced in House] ...
30 S.Con.Res. 91 (rfh) Congratulating the Republic of Lithuania on the tenth anniversary of the reestablishment of its independence from the rule of the former Soviet Union. [Referred in House] ...

Other Documents:

106th Congressional Bills Records and Documents

GovRecords.org presents information on various agencies of the United States Government. Even though all information is believed to be credible and accurate, no guarantees are made on the complete accuracy of our government records archive. Care should be taken to verify the information presented by responsible parties. Please see our reference page for congressional, presidential, and judicial branch contact information. GovRecords.org values visitor privacy. Please see the privacy page for more information.
House Rules:

104th House Rules
105th House Rules
106th House Rules

Congressional Bills:

104th Congressional Bills
105th Congressional Bills
106th Congressional Bills
107th Congressional Bills
108th Congressional Bills

Supreme Court Decisions

Supreme Court Decisions


1995 Privacy Act Documents
1997 Privacy Act Documents
1994 Unified Agenda
2004 Unified Agenda

Congressional Documents:

104th Congressional Documents
105th Congressional Documents
106th Congressional Documents
107th Congressional Documents
108th Congressional Documents

Congressional Directory:

105th Congressional Directory
106th Congressional Directory
107th Congressional Directory
108th Congressional Directory

Public Laws:

104th Congressional Public Laws
105th Congressional Public Laws
106th Congressional Public Laws
107th Congressional Public Laws
108th Congressional Public Laws

Presidential Records

1994 Presidential Documents
1995 Presidential Documents
1996 Presidential Documents
1997 Presidential Documents
1998 Presidential Documents
1999 Presidential Documents
2000 Presidential Documents
2001 Presidential Documents
2002 Presidential Documents
2003 Presidential Documents
2004 Presidential Documents

Home Executive Judicial Legislative Additional Reference About Privacy