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Congressional Gold Medal Recipient General Douglas MacArthur
|Contributor||Thomas Walker |
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|Description||Tuesday, 9 October 1962 |
Authorizing the issuance of a gold medal to General of the Army Douglas MacArthur.
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, in recognition of the gallant service rendered by General of the Army Douglas MacArthur to his country, the President of the United States is authorized to award to General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, in the name of Congress, an appropriate gold medal. For such purpose the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to cause to be struck a gold medal with suitable emblems, devices, and inscriptions to be determined by the Secretary.
SEC. 2. The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to coin and furnish to the MacArthur Memorial Foundation not more than five hundred thousand copies in bronze of such medal, of such size or sizes as shall be determined by the Secretary in consultation with the MacArthur Memorial Foundation. The medals shall be made and delivered at such times as may be required by the MacArthur Memorial Foundation in quantities of not less than two thousand. The medals shall be considered to be national medals within the meaning of section 3551 of the Revised Statutes.
SEC. 3. The Secretary of the Treasury shall cause such gold medals and such bronze medals to be struck and furnished at not less than the estimated cost of manufacture, including labor, materials, dies, use of machinery, and overhead expenses; and security satisfactory to the Director of the Mint shall be furnished to indemnify the United States for the full payment of such cost.
76 Stat. 760