Public Law No. 112-201: Mark Twain Commemorative Coin Act
To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of Mark Twain.
Sponsor: Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO)
• Signed by the President on December 28, 2012
See this bill at http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2453
Public Law No. 112-209: March of Dimes Commemorative Coin Act of 2012
To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in recognition and celebration of the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the March of Dimes Foundation.
Sponsor: Rep. Bob Dold (R-IL)
• Passed the Senate on December 10, 2012
• Signed by the President on December 18, 2012
See this bill at http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr3187
The 112th Congress formally adjourned just after 12:30 P.M. on January 2, 2013 as one of the least productive in decades. It has been reported that this congress passed 219 bills as compared to 383 bills passed by the 111th congress and 460 by the 110th congress. As a comparison, the 80th congress (1947-48) that President Harry Truman labeled the “Do-nothing Congress” passed 906 bills.