H.R. 3119: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 867 Stockton Street in San Francisco, California, as the "Lim Poon Lee Post Office"

H.R. 3119

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 867 Stockton Street in San Francisco, California, as the "Lim Poon Lee Post Office"

Sponsor
Rep. Nancy Pelosi

Date
July 21, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

The House is scheduled to consider H.R. 3119 under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage. H.R. 3119 was introduced on July 7, 2009, by Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA).

Bill Summary

H.R. 3119 would designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 867 Stockton Street in San Francisco, California, as the "Lim Poon Lee Post Office."

Background

Lim Poon Lee was appointed Postmaster of San Francisco's postal service by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1966. Born in Hong Kong in 1911, Lee moved to San Francisco with his family as an infant. After serving as a U.S. Army counterintelligence specialist during World War II, he attended the College of the Pacific and the Lincoln University Law School. Lee passed away at the age of 91 in 2002.

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.