H.R. 324, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 11662 Gravois Road in St. Louis, Missouri, as the "Lt. Daniel P. Riordan Post Office.”

H.R. 324

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 11662 Gravois Road in St. Louis, Missouri, as the "Lt. Daniel P. Riordan Post Office.”

Sponsor
Rep. Ann Wagner

Date
September 24, 2015 (114th Congress, 1st Session)

Staff Contact
John Huston

Floor Situation

On Thursday, September 24, 2015, the House will consider H.R. 324, a bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 11662 Gravois Road in St. Louis, Missouri, as the “Lt. Daniel P. Riordan Post Office,” under suspension of the rules. H.R. 324 was introduced on January 13, 2015 by Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO) and was referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, which ordered it to be reported by unanimous consent on July 22, 2015.

Bill Summary

H.R. 324 designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 11662 Gravois Road in St. Louis, Missouri, as the “Lt. Daniel P. Riordan Post Office.”

Background

Lieutenant Daniel P. Riordan was 24 years old when he was killed by an improvised explosive device (IED) explosion on June 23, 2007 in Taji, Iraq.[1] He was born in Fort Worth, Texas and grew up in south St. Louis County, Missouri, joining the Army in 2005. He served in the 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division.  The Army posthumously awarded Lieutenant Riordan the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star.[2]

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[1] See article – http://thefallen.militarytimes.com/army-1st-lt-daniel-p-riordan/2860227/
[2] See article – http://ltdanriordan.com/about.htm

Cost

A Congressional Budget Office (CBO) cost estimate is currently unavailable.

Additional Information

For questions or further information please contact John Huston with the House Republican Policy Committee by email or at 6-5539.