H.R. 621: Girl Scouts USA Centennial Commemorative Coin Act

H.R. 621

Girl Scouts USA Centennial Commemorative Coin Act

October 13, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

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Floor Situation

The House is expected to consider H.R. 621 in the House on Tuesday, October 13, 2009, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage. This legislation was introduced by Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA) on January 21, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.R. 621 would direct the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 350,000 $1 coins in commemoration of the centennial of the founding of the Girl Scouts of the USA. The bill would require the coin design to be emblematic of the 100 years of the organization, restrict issuance of the coins to calendar year 2011, and subject coin sales to a surcharge of $10 per coin. Lastly, the bill would require payment of the surcharges to the Girl Scouts of the United States of America for Girl Scout program development and delivery.


The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has not yet produced a cost estimate for H.R. 621.