H.R. 2470: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 19190 Cochran Boulevard FRNT in Port Charlotte, Florida, as the "Lieutenant Commander Roy H. Boehm Post Office Building"

H.R. 2470

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 19190 Cochran Boulevard FRNT in Port Charlotte, Florida, as the "Lieutenant Commander Roy H. Boehm Post Office Building"

Sponsor
Rep. Tom Rooney

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

Staff Contact

Floor Situation

H.R. 2470 is being considered under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Thomas J. Rooney (R-FL) on May 18, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.R. 2470 designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 19190 Cochran Boulevard FRNT in Port Charlotte, Florida, as the "Lieutenant Commander Roy H. Boehm Post Office Building".

Background

Roy H. Boehm (April 9, 1924 - December 30, 2008) was born in Brooklyn, New York and was a veteran of 30 years of military service in the United States Navy, serving in three wars and various clandestine operations. Boehm was a mustang officer who rose up from the enlisted ranks and was commissioned to develop and lead what would become the US Navy SEALs as the first Officer In Charge of SEAL Team Two.

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.