H.R. 1350, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 442, East 167th Street in Bronx, New York, as the “Herman Badillo Post Office Building”

H.R. 1350

to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 442, East 167th Street in Bronx, New York, as the “Herman Badillo Post Office Building”

Sponsor
Rep. José E. Serrano

Date
June 15, 2015 (114th Congress, 1st Session)

Staff Contact
John Huston

Floor Situation

On Monday, June 15, 2015, the House will consider H.R. 1350, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 442, East 167th Street in Bronx, New York, as the “Herman Badillo Post Office Building,” under suspension of the rules.  H.R. 1350 was introduced on March 10, 2015, by Rep. Jose Serrano (D-NY) and was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, which ordered the bill reported, by unanimous consent, on May 19, 2015.

Bill Summary

H.R. 1350 designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 442, East 167th Street in Bronx, New York, as the “Herman Badillo Post Office Building.”

Background

Herman Badillo was America’s first Puerto Rican-born congressman and a fixture in New York City (NYC) politics for four decades. He served in many different capacities during his political career from 1962 to 2001. In addition to being elected to four terms in Congress, he served as a NYC city commissioner, the Bronx borough president, a Deputy Mayor under Mayor Edward I. Koch, a policy advisor to Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani, and as a trustee and then board chairman of the City University of New York.[1]

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[1] See article, New York Times, December 3, 2014

Cost

A Congressional Budget Office (CBO) cost estimate is currently unavailable.

Additional Information

For questions or further information please contact John Huston with the House Republican Policy Committee by email or at 6-5539.