H.R. 2338: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 600 Florida Avenue in Cocoa, Florida, as the "Harry T. and Harriette Moore Post Office"

H.R. 2338

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 600 Florida Avenue in Cocoa, Florida, as the "Harry T. and Harriette Moore Post Office"

Sponsor
Rep. Bill Posey

Date
November 28, 2012 (112th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Sarah Makin

Floor Situation

On Wednesday, November 28, 2012, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 2338, under a suspension of the rules requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage.  H.R. 2338 was introduced by Rep. Bill Posey (R-FL) on June 23, 2011, and was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, which reported the bill by unanimous consent on June 27, 2012. 

Bill Summary

H.R. 2338 would designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 600 Florida Avenue in Cocoa, Florida, as the “Harry T. and Harriette Moore Post Office.”

Background

In 1934, Harry T. and Harriette Moore founded the Brevard County chapter of the NAACP, which led to a statewide NAACP Conference in 1941.  Mr. Moore served as the President of the Florida State Conference of NAACP chapters, as well as the founder and Executive Director of the Progressive Voters League.  As the couple celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on Christmas Eve, 1951, a bomb exploded beneath their home.  Mr. Moore died on the way to the hospital, and Mrs. Moore died as a result of her injuries nine days later.

Cost

A CBO cost estimate for H.R. 2338 was not available as of press time.