H.R. 1036: To Designate the Facility of the United States Postal Service Located at 103 Center Street West in Eatonville, Washington, as the "National Park Ranger Margaret Anderson Post Office"

H.R. 1036

To Designate the Facility of the United States Postal Service Located at 103 Center Street West in Eatonville, Washington, as the "National Park Ranger Margaret Anderson Post Office"

Date
March 24, 2014 (113th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

On Monday, March 24, 2014, the House will consider H.R. 1036, a bill To Designate the Facility of the United States Postal Service Located at 103 Center Street West in Eatonville, Washington, as the "National Park Ranger Margaret Anderson Post Office," under a suspension of the rules.  H.R. 1036 was introduced on March 7, 2013 by Rep. Dave Reichert (R-WA) and was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, which ordered the bill reported by unanimous consent.

Bill Summary

H.R. 1036 designates a U.S. Postal Service facility located in Eatonville, Washington as the “National Park Ranger Margaret Anderson Post Office.”  Moreover, the bill states that any reference to the facility in any law, regulation, map, document, record, or other paper of the United States shall be considered in reference to the National Park Ranger Margaret Anderson Post Office.  

Background

Park Ranger Margaret Anderson was fatally shot in the line of duty on January 1, 2012.[1]  On the morning of January 1, 2012, Anderson was shot and killed while establishing a roadblock to intercept a vehicle that failed to stop at a chain-up checkpoint in the park.[2]  The driver of the vehicle opened fire on Ranger Anderson, and then fled into the woods.  Her actions prevented the suspect from venturing further into the park to a popular tourist destination.[3]   

Cost

A CBO cost estimate is currently unavailable, but no cost is expected.

Additional Information

For questions or further information contact the GOP Conference at 5-5107.