To repeal the legal tender laws, to prohibit taxation on certain coins and bullion, and to repeal superfluous sections related to coinage.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``Free Competition in Currency Act of 2013''.
SEC. 2. REPEAL OF LEGAL TENDER LAWS.
(a) In General.--Section 5103 of title 31, United States Code (relating to legal tender), is hereby repealed. (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of sections for subchapter I of chapter 51 of title 31, United States Code, is amended by striking the item relating to section 5103 and inserting the following new item:
SEC. 3. NO TAX ON CERTAIN COINS AND BULLION.
(a) In General.--Notwithstanding any other provision of law-- (1) no tax may be imposed on (or with respect to the sale, exchange, or other disposition of) any coin, medal, token, or gold, silver, platinum, palladium, or rhodium bullion, whether issued by a State, the United States, a foreign government, or any other person; and (2) no State may assess any tax or fee on any currency, or any other monetary instrument, which is used in the transaction of interstate commerce or commerce with a foreign country, and which is subject to the enjoyment of legal tender status under article I, section 10 of the United States Constitution. (b) Effective Date.--This section shall take effect on December 31, 2013, but shall not apply to...