|Sponsor||Rep. Akin, W. Todd|
|Committee||Oversight and Government Reform|
|Date||March 16, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)|
|Staff Contact||Adam Hepburn|
H.R. 1217 is being considered on the floor under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage. This legislation was introduced by Representative Todd Akin (R-MO) on February 26, 2009.
H.R. 1217 designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 15455 Manchester Road in Ballwin, Missouri, as the "Specialist Peter J. Navarro Post Office Building."
Specialist Peter J. Navarro, 20, of Wildwood, Missouri, was killed in Taji, Iraq, in 2005. Specialist Navarro was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 70th Armor, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, based out of Fort Riley, Kansas. Navarro joined the Army after graduation from Lafayette High School in 2003, forgoing his acceptance at Truman State.