Commemorative coin legislation passes the House of Representatives with a 416 to 0 vote. It passes to the Senate for parallel legislation where it also passes unanimously.
AT&T Foundation announces $1,000,000 Grant
U.S. Representatives Dennis Moore (D-KS) and Mark Kirk (R-IL) introduce H.R. 634, legislation to require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of veterans who became disabled for life while serving in the Armed Forces of the United States.
Revised design concept approved by the National Capital Planning Commission.
“The proposed design has incorporated changes in response to security concerns and site changes requested by the Architect of the Capitol and the United States Capitol Police. The Commission comments favorably on the revised design concept for the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial”
– National Capital Planning Commission
Revised design concept approved by the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts.
“The Commission approved the revised concept; The Commission members appreciate the design team’s creativity in reconfiguring the design elements in response to new site constraints”
– U.S. Commission of Fine Arts
Lois Pope Life Foundation announces $5,000,000 Grant
Peter G. Peterson announces $250,000 Grant
State of Maryland announces $500,000 Grant
Leo Albert announces $2,000,000 Grant
Ford Motor Foundation announces $500,000 Grant