H.R. 4488, Gold Medal Technical Corrections Act of 2013

H.R. 4488

Gold Medal Technical Corrections Act of 2013

Sponsor
Rep. John Lewis

Date
April 29, 2014 (113th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

On Tuesday, April 29, 2014, the House will consider H.R. 4488, the Gold Medal Technical Corrections Act of 2013, under a suspension of the rules.  H.R. 4488 was introduced by Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) and was referred to the Committee on Financial Services.

Bill Summary

H.R. 4488 clarifies that, following the award of previously authorized gold medals in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife Coretta Scott King, and of the Montford Point Marines, the gold medals shall be given to the Smithsonian Institution, where they will be available for display as appropriate and made available for research.  This legislation further states the sense of Congress that the Smithsonian Institution shall make the gold medals  available for display, particularly at the National Museum of African American History and Culture,  or for loan as appropriate, particularly at other appropriate locations associated with the honorees.

Cost

No cost is expected.

Additional Information

For questions or further information contact the GOP Conference at 5-5107.