Public Law 115-197: American Innovation $1 Coin Act

By | May 14, 2019
The Seal of the US Department of Treasury
The Seal of the US Department of Treasury.

Directs the Treasury to mint $1 coins commemorating innovators and pioneers.

Official Summary

Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by President
Became Public Law




Original sponsor: Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4]


Cosponsors: Rep. Posey, Bill [R-FL-8], Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-2], Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5], Rep. Joyce, David P. [R-OH-14], Rep. Fleischmann, Charles J. “Chuck” [R-TN-3], Rep. Roe, David P. [R-TN-1], Rep. Raskin, Jamie [D-MD-8], Rep. Long, Billy [R-MO-7], Rep. Katko, John [R-NY-24], Rep. Walorski, Jackie [R-IN-2], Rep. Zeldin, Lee M. [R-NY-1], Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11], Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3], Rep. Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO-3], Rep. Sinema, Kyrsten [D-AZ-9]Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2], Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5], Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3], Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51], Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10], Rep. Lewis, Jason [R-MN-2], Rep. Roskam, Peter J. [R-IL-6], Rep. Gottheimer, Josh [D-NJ-5], Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4], Rep. Tiberi, Patrick J. [R-OH-12], Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2], Rep. Dent, Charles W. [R-PA-15], Rep. Shea-Porter, Carol [D-NH-1], Rep. Davis, Rodney [R-IL-13], Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1], Rep. Grothman, Glenn [R-WI-6]


Passed House by voice vote.

Passed Senate by voice vote.

House agreed to Senate amendment without objection.

Related bill:  S 2399 (Did not pass the Senate)

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