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The Model T Coin Bill was introduced in the Senate (S.587) and the House of Representatives (H.R.1619) on February 14, 2007 and March 21, 2007, respectively. The co-sponsors of the Senate bill were Senators Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin and the original co-sponsors of the House bill were Representatives John Conyers, Dale Kildee, Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick, Thaddeus McCotter and John Dingell.

In recognition of the Congressional bills, the Honorable Gino Polidori introduced H.R.78 on April 25, 2007 in the Michigan House of Representatives. H.R.78 is a resolution to memorialize Congress to enact H.R.1619 and S.587. On June 21, 2007, the resolution passed on a voice vote. Original co-sponsors of the resolution were the Honorables Steve Bieda, Hoon-Yung Hopgood, Bettie Scott, Terry Brown, Lisa Wojno, Ed Clemente, Gabe Leland, Bert Johnson, Richard LeBlanc, George Cushingberry, Aldo Vagnozzi, Bob Constan, Kathleen Law, Virgil Smith, Morris Hood, Lee Gonzales, John Pastor, Tom Pearce, Rick Jones, Matthew Gillard, Joel Sheltrown, John Stakoe, LaMar Lemmons, Tim Melton, Kate Ebli, Rebekah Warren, Richard Hammel, Dudley Spade, Alma Smith, Mary Valentine, Ted Hammon, Marie Donigan, Robert Jones, Steven Lindberg, Coleman Young, Barbara Farrah, Frank Accavitti, Jeff Mayes, Marsha Cheeks, Brenda Clack, Mark Meadows, Andy Meisner, Mike Nofs, Richard Ball, Jack Brandenburg, Paul Condino, Robert Dean, John Espinoza, Goeff Hansen, James Marleau, Gary McDowell, Fred Miller, Chuck Moss, Michael Sak, and Steve Tobocman.

 



Posted: 10/15/2007
New Website Builds Support For Model T Commemorative Coin

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