S.498 - A bill to authorize the President to posthumously award a gold medal on behalf of Congress to Joseph A. De Laine in recognition of his contributions to the Nation.108th Congress (2003-2004)
Summary: S.498 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)
Passed Senate amended (06/25/2003)
Authorizes the President to award a gold medal, on behalf of Congress, to Joseph De Laine, Jr., to honor his father, Rev. Joseph Armstrong De Laine, posthumously, for his contributions to the Nation (as a civil rights activist for school desegration in South Carolina). Directs that amounts received from the sale of duplicate bronze medals be deposited in the U.S. Mint Public Enterprise Fund.