H.R. 4684: National September 11 Memorial and Museum Commemorative Medal Act

H.R. 4684

National September 11 Memorial and Museum Commemorative Medal Act

Sponsor
Rep. Jerrold Nadler

Date
July 20, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

The House is expected to consider H.R. 4686 on the House floor on Tuesday, July 20, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage.  This legislation was introduced by Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) on February 24, 2010.

Bill Summary

The bill would direct the Treasury Secretary to strike and make available for sale up to 2 million silver national medals, containing one ounce of silver each, in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States and the establishment of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center. The bill would require all sales of medals under the bill to include a surcharge of $10 per medal, which would be paid to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center to support its operations and maintenance.

Cost

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has not yet produced a cost estimate for H.R. 4864.