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S. 2417 (110th): A bill to amend title 31, United States Code, to require the inscription “In God We Trust” to appear on a face of the $1 coins honoring each of the Presidents of the United States.

The text of the bill below is as of Dec 5, 2007 (Introduced).


II

110th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 2417

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

December 5, 2007

(for himself and Mr. Byrd) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

A BILL

To amend title 31, United States Code, to require the inscription In God We Trust to appear on a face of the $1 coins honoring each of the Presidents of the United States.

1.

Inscription moved from edge to face of coin

(a)

In General

Section 5112(n)(2) of title 31, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

in subparagraph (C)(i)—

(A)

by striking inscriptions and inserting inscription; and

(B)

by striking and In God We Trust; and

(2)

by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:

(F)

Inscription of in god we trust

The design on the obverse or the reverse shall bear the inscription In God We Trust.

.

(b)

Conforming amendment

Section 5112(r)(2) of title 31, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

in subparagraph (C)(i)—

(A)

by striking inscriptions and inserting inscription; and

(B)

by striking and In God We Trust; and

(2)

by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:

(E)

Inscription of In God we Trust

The design on the obverse or the reverse shall bear the inscription In God We Trust.

.

(c)

Effective Date

The change required by the amendments made by subsections (a) and (b) shall be put into effect by the Secretary of the Treasury as soon as is practicable after the date of enactment of this Act.