H.R. 1218: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 112 South 5th Street in Saint Charles, Missouri, as the "Lance Corporal Drew W. Weaver Post Office Building"

H.R. 1218

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 112 South 5th Street in Saint Charles, Missouri, as the "Lance Corporal Drew W. Weaver Post Office Building"

Sponsor
Rep. Todd Akin

Date
March 23, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

H.R. 1218 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 March 19, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.R. 1218 designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 112 South 5th Street in Saint Charles, Missouri, as the "Lance Corporal Drew W. Weaver Post Office Building."

Background

Lance Corporal Drew W. Weaver, 20, was a native of St. Charles, Missouri. Lance Corporal Weaver served in the 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, based out of Twentynine Palms, Calif. On February 21, 2008, Weaver was killed while conducting combat operations in Anbar province, Iraq.