To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in recognition and celebration of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
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 ``Pro Football Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Act''.
SEC. 2. FINDINGS.
The Congress finds the following: (1) The Pro Football Hall of Fame's mission is-- (A) to honor individuals who have made outstanding contributions to professional football; (B) to preserve professional football's historic documents and artifacts; (C) to educate the public regarding the origin, development, and growth of professional football as an important part of American culture; and (D) to promote the positive values of the sport. (2) The Pro Football Hall of Fame opened its doors on September 7, 1963. On that day, a charter class of 17 players, coaches, and contributors were enshrined. Among the group were such legends as Sammy Baugh, Red Grange, George Halas, Don Hutson, Bronko Nagurski, and Jim Thorpe. Through 2012, 273 members had been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Three distinct iconic symbols represent an individual's membership in the Hall of Fame: a bronze bust, a Hall of Fame gold jacket, and a Hall of Fame ring. (3) The Pro Football Hall of Fame has welcomed nearly 9,000,000 visitors from around the world since opening in 1963. The museum has grown from its original 19,000-square-foot building to a...