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- Full Title
To reduce the costs of producing 1-cent and 5-cent coins, provide authority to the Secretary of the Treasury to perform research and development on new metallic content for circulating coins, and to require biennial reports to Congress on circulating coin production costs and possible alternative metallic content.
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Feb 28, 2008
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May 8, 2008
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5512”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Coin Modernization and Taxpayer Savings Act of 2007
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 24, 2007
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5512 — 110th Congress: Coin Modernization and Taxpayer Savings Act of 2008. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5512
“H.R. 5512 — 110th Congress: Coin Modernization and Taxpayer Savings Act of 2008.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. February 6, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5512>
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