To require the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the Sesquicentennial Anniversary of the adoption of the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which officially marked the abolishment of slavery in the United States.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 7th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 8, 2015
Length: 12 pages
Jul 8, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 8, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jul 9, 2013
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2633 (113th).
Jul 8, 2015
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H.R. 2978 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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