Home > 106th Congressional Bills > H.R. 3200 (ih) To revise the boundaries of Fort Matanzas National Monument in the State of Florida to include additional land and to authorize the acquisition of the land, and for other purposes. [Introduced in House] ...

H.R. 3200 (ih) To revise the boundaries of Fort Matanzas National Monument in the State of Florida to include additional land and to authorize the acquisition of the land, and for other purposes. [Introduced in House] ...


Google
 
Web GovRecords.org


106th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                 H. R. 31


_______________________________________________________________________


                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                             July 21, 1999

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, 
                           and Urban Affairs

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 AN ACT


 
 To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in conjunction 
 with the minting of coins by the Republic of Iceland in commemoration 
  of the millennium of the discovery of the New World by Leif Ericson.

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

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Leif Ericson Millennium 
Commemorative Coin Act''.

SEC. 2. COIN SPECIFICATIONS.

    (a) $1 Silver Coins.--In conjunction with the simultaneous minting 
and issuance of commemorative coins by the Republic of Iceland in 
commemoration of the millennium of the discovery of the New World by 
Leif Ericson, the Secretary of the Treasury (hereafter in this Act 
referred to as the ``Secretary'') shall mint and issue not more than 
500,000 1 dollar coins, which shall--
            (1) weigh 26.73 grams;
            (2) have a diameter of 1.500 inches; and
            (3) contain 90 percent silver and 10 percent copper.
    (b) Legal Tender.--The coins minted under this Act shall be legal 
tender, as provided in section 5103 of title 31, United States Code.
    (c) Numismatic Items.--For purposes of section 5136 of title 31, 
United States Code, all coins minted under this Act shall be considered 
to be numismatic items.

SEC. 3. SOURCES OF BULLION.

    The Secretary may obtain silver for minting coins under this Act 
from any available source, including stockpiles established under the 
Strategic and Critical Materials Stock Piling Act.

SEC. 4. DESIGN OF COINS.

    (a) Design Requirements.--
            (1) In general.--The design of the coins minted under this 
        Act shall be emblematic of the millennium of the discovery of 
        the New World by Leif Ericson.
            (2) Designation and inscriptions.--On each coin minted 
        under this Act there shall be--
                    (A) a designation of the value of the coin;
                    (B) an inscription of the year ``2000''; and
                    (C) inscriptions of the words ``Liberty'', ``In God 
                We Trust'', ``United States of America'', and ``E 
                Pluribus Unum''.
    (b) Selection.--The design for the coins minted under this Act 
shall be--
            (1) selected by the Secretary after consultation with the 
        Leifur Eiriksson Foundation and the Commission of Fine Arts; 
        and
            (2) reviewed by the Citizens Commemorative Coin Advisory 
        Committee.

SEC. 5. ISSUANCE OF COINS.

    (a) Quality of Coins.--Coins minted under this Act shall be issued 
in uncirculated and proof qualities.
    (b) Mint Facility.--Only one facility of the United States Mint may 
be used to strike any particular quality of the coins minted under this 
Act.
    (c) Commencement of Issuance.--The Secretary may issue coins minted 
under this Act beginning January 1, 2000.
    (d) Termination of Minting Authority.--No coins may be minted under 
this Act after December 31, 2000.

SEC. 6. SURCHARGES.

    (a) In General.--All sales of coins minted under this Act shall 
include a surcharge of $10 per coin.
    (b) Distribution.--All surcharges received by the Secretary from 
the sale of coins issued under this Act shall be promptly paid by the 
Secretary to the Leifur Eiriksson Foundation for the purpose of funding 
student exchanges between students of the United States and students of 
Iceland.
    (c) Audits.--The Leifur Eiriksson Foundation shall be subject to 
the audit requirements of section 5134(f)(2) of title 31, United States 
Code, with regard to the amounts received by the Foundation under 
subsection (b).

SEC. 7. GENERAL WAIVER OF PROCUREMENT REGULATIONS.

    (a) In General.--Except as provided in subsection (b), no provision 
of law governing procurement or public contracts shall be applicable to 
the procurement of goods and services necessary for carrying out the 
provisions of this Act.
    (b) Equal Employment Opportunity.--Subsection (a) shall not relieve 
any person entering into a contract under the authority of this Act 
from complying with any law relating to equal employment opportunity.

            Passed the House of Representatives July 19, 1999.

            Attest:

                                                 JEFF TRANDAHL,

                                                                 Clerk.

Pages: 1

Other Popular 106th Congressional Bills Documents:

1 S. 2327 (rfh) To establish a Commission on Ocean Policy, and for other purposes. [Referred in House] ...
2 S. 1275 (rs) To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to produce and sell products and to sell publications relating to the Hoover Dam, and to deposit revenues generated from the sales into the Colorado River Dam fund. [Reported in Senate] ...
3 H.R. 5166 (ih) To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to impose requirements with respect to staffing in nursing facilities receiving Medicare or Medicaid funding. [Introduced in House] ...
4 H.R. 4386 (eas) [Engrossed Amendment Senate] ...
5 H.R. 4887 (ih) To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for legal permanent resident status for certain undocumented or nonimmigrant aliens. [Introduced in House] ...
6 H.R. 5094 (ih) To reduce the amount of paperwork and improve payment policies for health care services, to prevent fraud and abuse through health care provider education, and for other purposes. [Introduced in House] ...
7 S. 2918 (is) To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act and the Employee [Introduced in Senate] ...
8 S. 205 (is) To establish a Federal Commission on Statistical Policy to study the [Introduced in Senate] ...
9 H.R. 1243 (eh) To reauthorize and amend the National Marine Sanctuaries Act, and for other purposes. [Engrossed in House] ...
10 S. 1245 (is) To allow access for researchers to the Continuous Work History Sample data of the Social Security Administration. [Introduced in Senate] ...
11 H.R. 2933 (ih) Directing the Secretary of Education to propose a comprehensive approach to providing technologically competent teachers to our Nation's schools, and for other purposes. [Introduced in House] ...
12 H.R. 2570 (enr) To require the Secretary of the Interior to undertake a study regarding methods to commemorate the national significance of the United States roadways that comprise the Lincoln Highway, and for other purposes. [Enrolled bill] ...
13 H.Res. 85 (rh) Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 603) to amend title 49, United States Code, to clarify the application of the Act popularly known as the ``Death on the High Seas Act'' to aviation incidents. [Reported in House] ...
14 S. 3269 (is) To establish a Commission for the comprehensive study of voting procedures in Federal, State, and local elections, and for other purposes. [Introduced in Senate] ...
15 S. 2003 (is) To restore health care coverage to retired members of the uniformed services. [Introduced in Senate] ...
16 S.Con.Res. 162 (ats) To direct the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make a correction in the enrollment of H.R. 4577. [Agreed to Senate] ...
17 H.R. 2021 (ih) To amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to require group health plans and health insurance issuers to provide coverage for human leukocyte antigen testing. [In...
18 H.R. 3846 (ih) To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to increase the minimum wage, and for other purposes. [Introduced in House] ...
19 H.Res. 372 (ih) Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1495) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of outpatient prescription drugs under the Medicare Program. [Introduced in House] ...
20 H.Con.Res. 385 (ih) Expressing the sense of Congress that the House of Heroes project in Columbus, Georgia, should serve as a model for public service support for the Nation's veterans. [Introduced in House] ...
21 H.Res. 569 (eh) [Engrossed in House] ...
22 S. 3062 (rs) To modify the date on which the Mayor of the District of Columbia submits a performance accountability plan to Congress, and for other purposes. [Reported in Senate] ...
23 H.R. 3701 (rs) To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3118 Washington Boulevard in Arlington, Virginia, as the ``Joseph L. Fisher Post Office Building''. [Reported in Senate] ...
24 S. 1902 (rs2) To require disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act regarding ...
25 S. 2555 (is) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income of individual taxpayers discharges of indebtedness attributable to certain forgiven residential mortgage obligations. [Introduced in Senate] ...
26 S. 2719 (rfh) To provide for business development and trade promotion for Native Americans, and for other purposes. [Referred in House] ...
27 H.R. 1441 (ih) To amend section 8(a) of the National Labor Relations Act. [Introduced in House] ...
28 H.R. 3381 (eh) To reauthorize the Overseas Private Investment Corporation and the Trade and Development Agency, and for other purposes. [Engrossed in House] ...
29 H.R. 487 (ih) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that reimbursements for costs of using passenger automobiles for charitable and other organizations are excluded from gross income. [Introduced in House] ...
30 H.J.Res. 63 (ih) Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to the legal effect of certain treaties and other international agreements. [Introduced 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

Additional

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