H.R. 5512 (110th): Coin Modernization and Taxpayer Savings Act of 2008

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
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 8, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.


Zachary “Zack” Space

Representative for Ohio's 18th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 12, 2008
Length: 12 pages


Feb 28, 2008

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May 8, 2008
Passed House

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.

H.R. 5512 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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