H.R. 2215: The "John J. Shivnen Post Office Building" Designation Act

H.R. 2215

The "John J. Shivnen Post Office Building" Designation Act

September 22, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

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Floor Situation

H.R. 2215 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, September 22, 2009, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Thaddeus McCotter on April 30, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.R. 2215 would designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 140 Merriman Road in Garden City, Michigan, as the "John J. Shivnen Post Office Building".


John J. Shivnen was a postmaster for three decades in Garden City, Michigan, and he died in 2007.


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.