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H.R. 4971 (107th): Support of American Eagle Silver Bullion Program Act

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To authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to purchase silver on the open market when the silver stockpile is depleted, to be used to mint coins.

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Sponsor and status

“Butch” Otter

Sponsor. Representative for Idaho's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 20, 2002
Length: 6 pages
Jun 20, 2002
107th Congress (2001–2002)
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.


3 Cosponsors (2 Republicans, 1 Democrat)

See Instead

S. 2594 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jul 23, 2002



Jun 20, 2002

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H.R. 4971 (107th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4971. This is the one from the 107th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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