H.R.1560 - Lewis and Clark Expedition Bicentennial Commemorative Coin Act105th Congress (1997-1998)
Summary: H.R.1560 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)
House agreed to Senate amendment with amendment (10/20/1998)
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Title I: Lewis and Clark Expedition Bicentennial Coin
Title II: Leif Ericsson Millennium Commemorative Coin
Title I: Lewis and Clark Expedition Bicentennial Coin - Lewis and Clark Expedition Bicentennial Commemorative Coin Act - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue one-dollar and half-dollar coins emblematic of the expedition of Lewis and Clark.
Allocates surcharges from coin sales between the National Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Council and the National Park Service for activities associated with the bicentennial commemoration of the expedition.
Title II: Leif Ericsson Millennium Commemorative Coin - Leif Ericsson Millennium Commemorative Coin Act - Directs the Secretary to mint and issue one-dollar silver coins, in conjunction with the simultaneous minting and issuance of commemorative coins by the Republic of Iceland, in commemoration of the millennium of the discovery of the New World by Leif Ericsson.
Mandates that all coin surcharges be paid to the Leif Ericsson Foundation for the purpose of funding student exchanges between the United States and Iceland.