H.R. 2422: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 702 East University Avenue in Georgetown, Texas, as the "Kyle G. West Post Office Building"

H.R. 2422

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 702 East University Avenue in Georgetown, Texas, as the "Kyle G. West Post Office Building"

Date
June 15, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

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Floor Situation

H.R. 2422 is being considered under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. John R. Carter (R-TX) on May 14, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.R. 2422 designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 702 East University Avenue in Georgetown, Texas, as the "Kyle G. West Post Office Building".

Background

Kyle G. Thomas died in Iraq as a soldier in the US Army. Kyle was a talented ballet dancer and theater set designer who felt a calling from God to join the military after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Cost

A CBO score for H.R. 2325 was not yet available. Through there are no significant costs associated with a U.S. Post Office name change, CBO does report that there are minimal costs for sign and map changes.