H.R. 1397: To designate 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"

H.R. 1397

To designate 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"

Sponsor
Rep. Nita M. Lowey

Date
May 5, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

Staff Contact
Sarah Makin

Floor Situation

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. 

 

 

Bill Summary

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."

 

 

Background

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.