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  Congressional Gold Medal Recipient Hubert H. Humphrey
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ContributorThomas Walker 
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DescriptionWednesday, 13 June 1979

An Act

Authorizing the President of the United States to present a gold medal to the widow of Hubert H. Humphrey.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That (a) the President is authorized to present in the name of Congress, an appropriate gold medal to Mrs. Hubert H. Humphrey, in recognition of the distinguished and dedicated service which her late husband gave to the Government and to the people of the United States. For such purposes, the Secretary of the Treasury shall cause to be struck a gold medal with suitable emblems, devices, and inscriptions to be determined by the Secretary. There are authorized to be appropriated not to exceed $15,000 to carry out the provisions of this subsection.

(b) The Secretary of the Treasury may cause duplicates in bronze of such medal to be coined and sold under such regulations as he may prescribe, at a price sufficient to cover the cost thereof, including labor, materials, dies, use of machinery, overhead expenses, and the cost of the gold medals, and the appropriation used for carrying out the provisions of this subsection shall be reimbursed out of the proceeds of such sale.

(c) The medals provided for in this section are national medals for the purpose of section 3551 of the Revised Statutes (31 U.S.C. 368).


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