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H.R. 2160 (102nd): Braille Designated Currency Act

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To require the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to develop a design for Federal Reserve notes in the denominations of $5, $10, $20, $50, and $100, and a method for producing such notes, that includes the designation of the denomination in braille on the face of the notes.

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May 1, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 1, 1991, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Joseph Kolter

Representative for Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district




May 1, 1991

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H.R. 2160 (102nd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 102nd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1991 to Oct 9, 1992. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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