H.R. 5818 (109th): Currency Overhaul for an Industrious Nation (COIN) Act

Introduced:
Jul 17, 2006 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
James “Jim” Kolbe
Representative for Arizona's 8th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jul 17, 2006
Length
29 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on July 17, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jul 17, 2006
Referred to Committee Jul 17, 2006
 
Full Title

To modernize the legal tender of the United States, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
5 cosponsors (4R, 1D) (show)
Committees

House Financial Services

Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology

House Budget

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7/17/2006--Introduced.
Currency Overhaul for an Industrious Nation (COIN) Act - Amends federal law governing coins and currency to prescribe requirements for redesign and issuance of commemorative circulating $2 Federal Reserve notes.
Requires selection of a new design for $2 Federal Reserve notes placed into circulation during each year of the five-year periods beginning January 1, 2007.
Authorizes Federal Reserve banks to continue to place into circulation $1 Federal Reserve notes until a date determined according to certain criteria.
Transfers the U.S. Mint and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing to the Federal Reserve Board.
Requires the design and issuance of a circulating quarter dollar honoring the District of Columbia and each of the Territories.

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