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


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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About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

Coin Modernization, Oversight, and Continuity Act of 2010 - Requires the Secretary of the Treasury to report biennially to specified congressional committees on production costs for each circulating coin, cost ... Read more >


Sep 22, 2010

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 29, 2010
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 30, 2010
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 14, 2010
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6162”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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