H.R. 2971: The "Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Post Office" Designation Act

H.R. 2971

The "Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Post Office" Designation Act

Sponsor
Rep. Earl Blumenauer

Date
September 22, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

Staff Contact

Floor Situation

H.R. 2971 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, September 22, 2009, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) on June 19, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.R. 2971 would designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 630 Northeast Killingsworth Avenue in Portland, Oregon, as the "Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Post Office".

 

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.