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H.R. 6701 (110th): Civil Rights Quarter Dollar Coin Act of 2008

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To provide for a program for circulating quarter dollar coins that are emblematic of prominent civil rights leaders and important events that have advanced civil rights in America.

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Sponsor and status

Melvin “Mel” Watt

Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 12th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 31, 2008
Length: 9 pages
Jul 31, 2008
110th Congress (2007–2009)
Enacted Via Other Measures

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

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 6184: America’s Beautiful National Parks Quarter Dollar Coin Act of 2008
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 23, 2008. (compare text)

123 Cosponsors (123 Democrats)



Jul 31, 2008

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H.R. 6701 (110th) 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. 6701. This is the one from the 110th Congress.

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

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