H.R. 1458, To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1 Walter Hammond Place in Waldwick, New Jersey, as the "Staff Sergeant Joseph D'Augustine Post Office Building”

H.R. 1458

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1 Walter Hammond Place in Waldwick, New Jersey, as the "Staff Sergeant Joseph D'Augustine Post Office Building”

Date
June 17, 2014 (113th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

On June 17, 2014, the House will consider H.R. 1458, a bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1 Walter Hammond Place in Waldwick, New Jersey, as the “Staff Sergeant Joseph D’Augustine Post Office Building,” under a suspension of the rules.  H.R. 1391 was introduced on April 10, 2013 by Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ) and referred to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, which ordered the bill reported by unanimous consent.

Bill Summary

H.R. 1458 designates the U.S. Postal Service facility located at 1 Walter Hammond Place in Waldwick, New Jersey, as the “Staff Sergeant Joseph D’Augustine Post Office Building.”

Background

Staff Sergeant Joseph D’Augustine was assigned to the 8th Engineer Support Battalion of the 2nd Marine Logistics Group, Camp Lejune, North Carolina.[1]  He was a specialist trained to dismantle bombs and land mines.  He was killed in action in Helmand Province, Afghanistan on March 27, 2012, on his fourth tour of duty overseas.[2]

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[1] http://garrett.house.gov/press-release/garrett-reintroduces-bill-rename-waldwick-post-office-marine%E2%80%99s-honor
[2] Id.

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.