H.R. 1516: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 37926 Church Street in Dade City, Florida, as the "Sergeant Marcus Mathes Post Office"

H.R. 1516

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 37926 Church Street in Dade City, Florida, as the "Sergeant Marcus Mathes Post Office"

Date
April 21, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

H.R. 1516 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 Ginny Brown-Waite (R-FL) on March 16, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.R. 1516 designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 37926 Church Street in Dade City, Florida, as the "Sergeant Marcus Mathes Post Office."

Background

Sergeant Marcus Mathes of Zephyrhills, Florida, was killed on April 28, 2008, during a rocket attack in Baghdad. Sergeant Mathes was assigned to the 94th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, based out of Fort Polk, Louisiana. He also served in Afghanistan from October 2006 until March 2007.