H.R. 2877: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 76 Brookside Avenue in Chester, New York, as the "1st Lieutenant Louis Allen Post Office"

H.R. 2877

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 76 Brookside Avenue in Chester, New York, as the "1st Lieutenant Louis Allen Post Office"

Date
October 14, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 2877 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, October 13, 2009, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. John J. Hall (D-NY) June 15, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.R. 2877 would designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 76 Brookside Avenue in Chester, New York, as the "1st Lieutenant Louis Allen Post Office."

Background

1st Lieutenant Louis Allen, of Milford, Pennsylvania, died of injuries sustained on June 7, 2005, in Tikrit, Iraq, when an explosion occurred near his location. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 42nd Infantry Division, Troy, New York. Allen died on June 8, 2005.

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.