H.R. 2548: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 6310 North University Street in Peoria, Illinois, as the "Charles ''Chip'' Lawrence Chan Post Office Building."

H.R. 2548

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 6310 North University Street in Peoria, Illinois, as the "Charles ''Chip'' Lawrence Chan Post Office Building."

Date
July 29, 2011 (112th Congress, 1st Session)

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Floor Situation

On Tuesday, July 26, 2011, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 2548 under a suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage.  H.R. 2548 was introduced by Rep. Aaron Schock (R-IL) on July 14, 2011, and was referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Bill Summary

This bill would designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 6310 North University Street in Peoria, Illinois, as the "Charles 'Chip' Lawrence Chan Post Office Building."

Background

Charles “Chip” Chan, a Peoria, Illinois native and University of Illinois graduate, was killed on September 11, 2001 when terrorists struck the World Trade Center.  At the time, he was employed as a currency trader at Cantor Fitzgerald, working on the 105th floor of the North Tower.  Mr. Chan was 23 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.