H.R. 3250: The "Private First Class Garfield M. Langhorn Post Office Building" Designation Act

H.R. 3250

The "Private First Class Garfield M. Langhorn Post Office Building" Designation Act

Sponsor
Rep. Timothy H. Bishop

Date
January 20, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 3250 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, January 20, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Timothy H. Bishop (D-NY) on July 17, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.R. 3250 would designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1210 West Main Street in Riverhead, New York, as the "Private First Class Garfield M. Langhorn Post Office Building".

Background

Private First Class Garfield McConnell Langhorn was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of America's highest military decoration-the Medal of Honor-for his actions in the Vietnam War.

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.