H.R. 1632: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5014 Gary Avenue in Lubbock, Texas, as the "Sergeant Chris Davis Post Office"

H.R. 1632

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5014 Gary Avenue in Lubbock, Texas, as the "Sergeant Chris Davis Post Office"

Date
June 21, 2011 (112th Congress, 1st Session)

Staff Contact
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Floor Situation

On Tuesday, June 21, 2011, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 1632, under a suspension of the rules requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage.  H.R. 1632 was introduced by Rep. Randy Neugebauer (R-TX) on April 15, 2011, and referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Bill Summary

This legislation would designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5014 Gary Avenue in Lubbock, Texas, as the “Sergeant Chris Davis Post Office.”

Background

Sergeant Chris Davis of Lubbock, TX was killed on June 23, 2007 in Baghdad, when his unit came under attack by insurgents.  A graduate of Estacado High School, Davis enlisted in the Army in 1999 and was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, based out of Fort Benning, GA.  He was 35 years old.

Cost

According to CBO, any costs related to new post office designations, which include the cost of changing the name on the building, signs, and maps, are not significant.