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112 STAT. 3074 PUBLIC LAW 105-331—OCT. 31, 1998 SEC. 5. DESIGN OF COINS. (a) DESIGN REQUIREMENTS.— (1) IN GENERAL. —The design of the coins minted under this Act shall be emblematic of the light bulb and the many inventions made by Thomas A. Edison throughout his prolific life. (2) DESIGNATION AND INSCRIPTIONS. —On each coin minted under this Act there shall be— (A) a designation of the value of the coin; and (B) inscriptions of the words "Liberty", "In God We Trust", "United States of America", and "E Pluribus Unum". (3) OBVERSE OF COIN.— The obverse of each coin minted under this Act shall bear the likeness of Thomas A. Edison. (b) SELECTION.— The design for the coins minted under this Act shall be— (1) selected by the Secretary after consultation with the Commission of Fine Arts; and (2) reviewed by the Citizens Commemorative Coin Advisory Committee. SEC. 6. ISSUANCE OF COINS. (a) QUALITY OF COINS. —Coins minted under this Act shall be issued in uncirculated and proof qualities. (b) COMMENCEMENT OF ISSUANCE. — The Secretary may issue coins minted under this Act beginning on January 1, 2004. (c) TERMINATION OF MINTING AUTHORITY. —No coins may be minted under this Act after December 31, 2004. SEC. 7. SURCHARGES. (a) IN GENERAL.— Al l sales of coins minted under this Act shall include a surcharge of $10 per coin. (b) DISTRIBUTION. —Subject to section 5134(f) of title 31, United States Code, the first $5,000,000 of the surcharges received by the Secretary from the sale of coins issued under this Act shall be paid by the Secretary as follows: (1) MUSEUM OF ARTS AND HISTORY.—Up to Vs to the Museum of Arts and History, in the city of Port Huron, Michigan, for the endowment and construction of a special museum on the life of Thomas A. Edison in Port Huron. (2) EDISON BIRTHPLACE ASSOCIATION. —Up to Vs to the Edison Birthplace Association, Incorporated, in Milan, Ohio, to assist in the efforts of the association to raise an endowment as a permanent source of support for the repair and maintenance of the Thomas A. Edison birthplace, a national historic landmark. (3) NATIONAL PARK SERVICE. —Up to Vs to the National Park Service, for use in protecting, restoring, and cataloguing historic documents and objects at the "invention factory of Thomas A. Edison in West Orange, New Jersey. (4) EDISON PLAZA MUSEUM.— Up to Vs to the Edison Plaza Museum in Beaumont, Texas, for expanding educational programs on Thomas A. Edison and for the repair and maintenance of the museum. (5) EDISON WINTER HOME AND MUSEUM.— Up to Vs to the Edison Winter Home and Museum in Fort Myers, Florida,