H.R. 2453 (112th): Mark Twain Commemorative Coin Act


Jul 7, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 4, 2012

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 4, 2012.


Pub.L. 112-201


Blaine Luetkemeyer

Representative for Missouri's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 16, 2012
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of Mark Twain.

Summary (CRS)

Mark Twain Commemorative Coin Act - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue $5 gold coins and $1 silver coins emblematic of the life and legacy of ... Read more >


Jul 7, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 18, 2012
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Sep 22, 2012
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 23, 2012
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Nov 15, 2012
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Dec 4, 2012
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. 2453”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


298 cosponsors (183R, 115D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Apr 18, 2012 5:06 p.m.
Passed 408/4
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Concur in the Senate Amendments
Nov 15, 2012 6:02 p.m.
Passed 370/19

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S. 1929 (Related)
Mark Twain Commemorative Coin Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 30, 2011

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