Norfolk, Virginia Commemorative Medal Legislation

PUBLIC—NO. 823—74TH CONGRESS
S. 4670
June 26, 1936

Historic Legislation, June 26, 1936. Full text is duplicated in the body of this page.An Act To authorize the striking of an appropriate medal in commemoration of the three-hundredth anniversary of the original Norfolk (Virginia) land grant and the two-hundredth anniversary of the establishment of the city of Norfolk, Virginia, as a borough.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in commemoration of the three-hundredth anniversary of the original Norfolk (Virginia) land grant and the two-hundredth anniversary of the establishment of the city of Norfolk, Virginia, as a borough, there shall be struck at a mint of the United States to be designated by the Director of the Mint twenty-five thousand commemorative medals of a special appropriate single design, size, weight, and composition to be fixed by the Director of the Mint with the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury.

SEC. 2. Such commemorative medals shall be delivered to the duly authorized officers of the Norfolk Advertising Board, Incorporated, affiliated with the Norfolk Association of Commerce, upon payment to the Director of the Mint of an amount to be fixed by the Director of the Mint not less than the estimated cost to 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.

SEC. 3. Whoever shall falsely make, forge, or counterfeit or cause or procure to be falsely made, forged, or counterfeited or shall aid in falsely making, forging, or counterfeiting any medal issued under the provisions of this Act, or whoever shall sell or bring into the United States or any place subject to the jurisdiction thereof from any foreign place, or have in his possession any such false, forged, or counterfeited medal, shall be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned not more than two years, or both.

Approved, June 26, 1936.

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