S.1929 - Mark Twain Commemorative Coin Act

A bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of Mark Twain. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of Mark Twain. as introduced.
  • Short: Mark Twain Commemorative Coin Act as introduced.

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Richard Blumenthal

D-CT

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Official Summary

Mark Twain Commemorative Coin Act - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue $5 gold coins and $1 silver coins in commemoration of Mark Twain. Limits issuance of such coins to calendar year 2016. Requires specified surcharges in the sale of such coins, which shall be promptly

Official Summary

Mark Twain Commemorative Coin Act - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue $5 gold coins and $1 silver coins in commemoration of Mark Twain. Limits issuance of such coins to calendar year 2016. Requires specified surcharges in the sale of such coins, which shall be promptly paid, in specified percentages, to:
(1) the Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford, Connecticut, to support restoration of the house and grounds, and ensure continuing growth and innovation in museum programming to research, promote, and educate on the legacy of Mark Twain;
(2) the Mark Twain Project at the Bancroft Library of University of California, Berkeley, California, to support programs to study and promote the legacy of Mark Twain;
(3) the Center for Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College, New York, for the same purposes; and
(4) the Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum in Hannibal, Missouri, to preserve historical sites relating to Mark Twain and help support study and promote the legacy of Mark Twain.

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