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H.R. 5872 (110th): Boy Scouts of America Centennial Commemorative Coin Act

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10/8/2008--Public Law. Boy Scouts of America Centennial Commemorative Coin Act - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 350,000 $1 coins in commemoration of the centennial of the founding of the Boy Scouts of America.

Requires the coin design to be emblematic of the 100 years of the organization.

Restricts issuance of such coins to February 8 through December 31, 2010.

Subjects coin sales to a surcharge of $10 per coin.

Requires payment of such surcharges to the National Boy Scouts of America Foundation, to be made available to local councils in the form of grants for the extension of Scouting in hard-to-serve areas.