To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the sesquicentennial of the birth of Thomas Alva Edison, to redesign the half dollar circulating coin for 1997 to commemorate Thomas Edison, and for other purposes.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 5th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Oct 7, 1998
Length: 3 pages
H.R. 678 (105th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Thomas Alva Edison Commemorative Coin Act, Pub. L. No. 105-331, H.R. 678, 105th Cong. (1998).
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