H.R. 3248: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 112 South 5th Street in Saint Charles, Missouri, as the "Lance Corporal Drew W. Weaver Post Office Building"

H.R. 3248

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 112 South 5th Street in Saint Charles, Missouri, as the "Lance Corporal Drew W. Weaver Post Office Building"

Sponsor
Rep. Todd Akin

Date
February 14, 2012 (112th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Sarah Makin

Floor Situation

On Tuesday, February 14, 2012, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 3248, under a suspension of the rules requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage.  H.R. 3248 was introduced by Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) on October 24, 2011, and referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Bill Summary

This legislation would designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 112 South 5th Street in Saint Charles, Missouri, as the "Lance Corporal Drew W. Weaver Post Office Building.”

Background

Twenty-year old Marine Lance Cpl. Drew W. Weaver, died February 21, 2008, while conducting combat operations, in Asad, Iraq.  Lance Cpl. Weaver was assigned to the 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force.

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.