About the bill
H.R. 2519 requires the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue commemorative coins in recognition and celebration of the 100th anniversary of the American Legion.
Any surcharges, after all taxpayer costs are satisfied and then upon demonstration to the Treasury Secretary that funds equal to or greater than the surcharges collected were raised from totally private sources for the exact purpose specified in the bill, received from the sale of these coins shall be paid to the American Legion for costs related to promoting the importance of: (1) caring for those who have served, and those who are still serving, in the Armed Forces; and (2) maintaining patriotic values, strong families, and assistance for at-risk children.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Minnesota's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 29, 2017
Length: 5 pages
What legislators are saying
“U.S. House Passes Resolution Authorizing American Legion Centennial Coin”
— Rep. Robert Latta [R-OH5] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 25, 2017
May 18, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 25, 2017
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Sep 28, 2017
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 Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Oct 6, 2017
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 2519 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2519. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act, Pub. L. No. 115-65, H.R. 2519, 115th Cong. (2017).
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