H.R. 6162 (111th): Coin Modernization, Oversight, and Continuity Act of 2010

To provide research and development authority for alternative coinage materials to the Secretary of the Treasury, increase congressional oversight over coin production, and ensure the continuity of certain numismatic items.



Sep 22, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 14, 2010

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 14, 2010.


Pub.L. 111-302


Melvin “Mel” Watt

Representative for North Carolina's 12th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 2, 2010
Length: 3 pages


Sep 22, 2010

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Sep 29, 2010
Passed House

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Nov 30, 2010
Passed Senate

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Dec 14, 2010
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 6162 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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