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Parks Quarter Idea Moves Ahead
July 11, 2008



Wow, the National Parks quarter bill passed the U.S. House of Representatives July 9 on a vote of 419-0.

Now action shifts to the U.S. Senate. Will it concur or will it allow the legislation to languish? You never really know until it is a done deal.

The 2009 District of Columbia and territories quarter legislation died in the Senate multiple times.

The current legislative period runs until Aug. 8, when the usual summer recess occurs. That recess culminates in the national conventions for the Democratic and Republican Parties.

The Democrats meet in Denver in late August and the Republicans meet is St. Paul, Minn., in early September.

Whether National Park quarter legislation will be considered important enough to spring to the head of the line or will it die as in the past?

What do you think will happen?



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About the Author
David C. Harper has been a coin collector since 1963. He joined the Krause Publications editorial staff in 1978 and is currently editor of Numismatic News, Bank Note Reporter and World Coin News. He also edits two books annually, North American Coins & Prices and Coin Digest. He is the author of the Class of '63 column that runs each week in Numismatic News. His first bylined numismatic article appeared in the June 1971 issue of Coins Magazine and his various Krause Publications assignments included a stint as editor of the magazine 1980-1983. Harper received a bachelor of science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in 1977. He had a double major of journalism and economics.

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