HR 2040

President Bush is two for two, signing two coin bills into law on two consecutive days. The president signed the "Civil Rights Act of 1964 Commemorative Coin Act, H.R. 2040" on Tuesday, and the "U.S. Army Commemorative Coin Act" on Monday. (See article for Army coin.) H.R. 2040 authorizes the Department of the Treasury to […]


Coin legislation can many times take a not so uncommon long road to passage, and that was the case for a bill passed in the Senate Wednesday that would issue up to 350,000 silver dollar coins "emblematic of the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and its contribution to civil rights in America." […]


A year of near silence for the "Civil Rights Act of 1964 Commemorative Coin Act" ended yesterday when the House passed the bill by voice vote. The bill was first introduced by Rep. John Lewis [D-GA] on April 25 of 2007. While movement for the bill was quiet until yesterday, it gained 313 cosponsors within […]