|Sponsor||Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B.|
|Committee||Oversight and Government Reform|
|Date||May 5, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)|
|Staff Contact||Sarah Makin|
H.R. 774 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. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) on January 28, 2009.
H.R. 774 designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 46-02 21st Street in Long Island City, New York, as the "Geraldine Ferraro Post Office Building."
In 1984, Geraldine Ferraro was the first woman nominated by a major political party as its candidate for Vice President of the United States. Prior to her political career, she was a teacher and attorney, serving in the New York State's District Attorney Office. She served in Congress from 1979 to 1985.