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H.R. 7482 (96th): A bill to authorize the President of the United States to present on behalf of Congress a specially struck gold-plated medal to the United States Summer Olympic Team of 1980.

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 8, 1980 (Passed Congress).


PUBLIC LAW 96-306—JULY 8, 1980                                       94 STAT. 937

Public Law 96-306
96th Congress
                                   An Act
To authorize the President of the United States to present on behalf of Congress a     July 8, 1980
  specially struck gold-plated medal to the United States Summer Olympic Team of        [H.R. 7482]
  1980.

   Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembka. That (a) the Presi- United States
                                                                       Summer
dent of the United States is authorized to present a gold-plated medal Olympic   Team of
of appropriate design, on behalf of the Ck>ngress, to those athletes 1980.
selected through the Olympic trial process to represent the United Commemorative
States in the summer Olympics of 1980, in recognition of their medal.
outstanding athletic achievements and of their determination in the
pursuit of excellence. For such purpose, the Secretary of the Treasury
IS authorized and directed to cause to be stricken six hundred and
fifty gold-plated medals with suitable emblems, devices, and inscrip-
tions to be determined by the Secreteiry of the Treasury.
   (b) The medals provided for in this Act are national medals for the
purpose of section 3551 of the Revised Statutes (31 U.S.C. 368).
   (c) Funds to carry out the provisions of this Act, which shall not Appropriation
exceed $50,000, shall be available from amounts currently appropri- authorization.
ated for the operation of the Bureau of the Mint. Such funds shall be
fully reimbursed from funds appropriated under the Amateur Sports
Act of 1978.                                                           36 u s e 371 note.

  Approved July 8, 1980.




LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 126 (1980):
     June 30, July 1, considered and passed House.
     July 2, considered and passed Senate.