|Sponsor||Rep. Lowey, Nita M.|
|Committee||Oversight and Government Reform|
|Date||May 5, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)|
|Staff Contact||Sarah Makin|
H.R. 1397 is being considered on the floor under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage. This legislation was introduced by Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY) on March 9, 2009.
H.R. 1397 designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 41 Purdy Avenue in Rye, New York, as the "Caroline O'Day Post Office Building."
Caroline O'Day served as a Member of Congress from New York-she was elected as a Democrat to the 74th and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1935-January 3, 1943). She served as Chairwoman of the Committee on Election of President, Vice President, and Representatives and died in Rye, N.Y., January 4, 1943.