31 U.S. Code Chapter 51 - COINS AND CURRENCY

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SUBCHAPTER I—MONETARY SYSTEM Sec. 5101. Decimal system. 5102. Standard weight. 5103. Legal tender. SUBCHAPTER II—GENERAL AUTHORITY 5111. Minting and issuing coins, medals, and numismatic items. 5112. Denominations, specifications, and design of coins. 5113. Tolerances and testing of coins. 5114. Engraving and printing currency and security documents. 5115. United States currency notes. 5116. Buying and selling gold and silver. 5117. Transferring gold and gold certificates. 5118. Gold clauses and consent to sue. 5119. Redemption and cancellation of currency. 5120. Obsolete, mutilated, and worn coins and currency. 5121. Refining, assaying, and valuation of bullion. 5122. Payment to depositors. SUBCHAPTER III—UNITED STATES MINT 5131. Organization. 5132. Administrative. 5133. Settlement of accounts. 5134. Numismatic Public Enterprise Fund. 5135. Numismatic Public Enterprise Fund. [1]    So in original. Does not conform to section catchline. 5136. United States Mint Public Enterprise Fund. [2]    Editorially supplied. Section added by Pub. L. 104–52without corresponding amendment of chapter analysis. SUBCHAPTER IV—BUREAU OF ENGRAVING AND PRINTING 5141. Operation of the Bureau. 5142. Bureau of Engraving and Printing Fund. 5143. Payment for services. 5144. Providing impressions of portraits and vignettes. SUBCHAPTER V—MISCELLANEOUS 5151. Conversion of currency of foreign countries. 5152. Value of United States money holdings in international institutions. 5153. Counterfeit currency. 5154. State taxation. 5155. Providing engraved plates of portraits of deceased members of Congress.

1992—Pub. L. 102–390, title II, §§ 221(d), 225(b)(6), 229(b),Oct. 6, 1992, 106 Stat. 1629, 1630, 1632, substituted “UNITED STATES MINT” for “BUREAU OF THE MINT” in subchapter III heading and added items 5134 and 5135.

[1]  So in original. Does not conform to section catchline.

[2]  Editorially supplied. Section added by Pub. L. 104–52without corresponding amendment of chapter analysis.

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31 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 5111nt [tbl]2013113-16 [Sec.] 127 Stat. 477
§ 5111nt [tbl]2013113-11 [Sec.] 127 Stat. 446
§ 5111nt [tbl]2012112-148 [Sec.] 126 Stat. 1140
§ 5112nt [tbl]2013113-10 [Sec.] 1127 Stat. 445
§ 5112nt [tbl]2012112-209 [Sec.] 126 Stat. 1510
§ 5112nt [tbl]2012112-201 [Sec.] 126 Stat. 1479
§ 5112nt [tbl]2012112-181 [Sec.] 126 Stat. 1416
§ 5112nt [tbl]2012112-169 [Sec.] 1126 Stat. 1302
§ 5112nt [tbl]2012112-152 [Sec.] 126 Stat. 1155
§ 5112nt [tbl]2012112-104 [Sec.] 126 Stat. 286


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