H. R. 220
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 14, 2013
Mr. Walden (for himself, Mr. Lance, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Hudson, Mr. Westmoreland, Mr. Holding, Mr. Chaffetz, Mrs. Noem, Mr. Fincher, Mr. Campbell, Mr. Luetkemeyer, Mr. Jones, Mr. Nugent, Mr. Aderholt, Mr. Nunnelee, Mr. Yoder, Mr. Thornberry, Mr. Kinzinger of Illinois, Mr. Latta, and Mr. Miller of Florida) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Financial Services
To amend section 5112 of title 31, United States Code, to limit the face value of coins that the Secretary of the Treasury may issue, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Stop the Coin
Limitation on face value of coins
Section 5112 of title 31, United States Code, is amended—
in subsection (k)—
having such nominal, or face, values as the Secretary may determine but
not in any case exceeding $200 after
by adding at the end the following new subsection:
Limitation on face value
The Secretary may not mint or issue any coin having a nominal, or face, value exceeding $200.