Believe it or not, there was a little business actually being done by the congress other than the partisan bickering.
H.R. 3305 Currency Optimization, Innovation, and National Savings Act
Sponsor: Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick (R-PA)
• To improve the circulation of $1 coins, to remove barriers to the circulation of such coins.
• Introduced: October 22, 2013
• Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services
Track this bill at http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr3305