H.R. 3085, To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3349 West 111th Street in Chicago, Illinois, as the “Captain Herbert Johnson Memorial Post Office Building"

H.R. 3085

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3349 West 111th Street in Chicago, Illinois, as the “Captain Herbert Johnson Memorial Post Office Building"

Sponsor
Rep. Daniel Lipinski

Date
July 14, 2014 (113th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

On Monday, July 14, 2014, the House will consider H.R. 3085, To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3349 West 111th Street in Chicago, Illinois, as the “Captain Herbert Johnson Memorial Post Office Building,” under suspension of the rules.  H.R. 3085 was introduced on September 12, 2013 by Rep. Daniel Lipinski (D-IL) and was referred to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.  The bill was marked up on May 21, 2014 and was reported by unanimous consent.

Bill Summary

H.R. 3085 designates the U.S. post office located at 3349 West 111th Street in Chicago, Illinois as the “Captain Herbert “Herbie” Johnson Memorial Post Office Building.

Background

Captain Herbert “Herbie” Johnson served the Chicago Fire Department for thirty-two years.[1]  “In 2007, he received the state’s highest award for firefighters, the Illinois Medal of Honor, for rescuing several children from a burning apartment.”[2]  In November of 2012, Johnson died at the age of fifty-four while fighting a house fire.[3]

“Capt. Johnson came from a family of public servants.  Three of his brothers are Chicago police officers.  A sister is a retired Chicago police officer.  Another brother is a Chicago firefighter.””[4]

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[1] Rep. Lipinski Introduces Bill to Honor Fallen Chicago Firefighter, U.S. Rep. Daniel Lipinski (Sep. 16, 2013).
[2] Id.
[3] Id.
[4] Id.

Cost

A CBO cost estimate is not available.

Additional Information

For questions or further information contact the GOP Conference at 5-5107.