H.R. 3378: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 220 Elm Avenue in Munising, Michigan, as the "Elizabeth L. Kinnunen Post Office Building"

H.R. 3378

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 220 Elm Avenue in Munising, Michigan, as the "Elizabeth L. Kinnunen Post Office Building"

Sponsor
Sen. Bernard Sanders

Date
December 19, 2012 (112th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Sarah Makin

Floor Situation

On Wednesday, December 19, 2012, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 3378, under a suspension of the rules requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage.  H.R. 3378 was introduced by Rep. Dan Benishek (R-MI) on November 4, 2011, and was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, which reported the bill by voice vote on February 7, 2012.

Bill Summary

H.R. 3378 would designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 220 Elm Avenue in Munising, Michigan, as the “Elizabeth L. Kinnunen Post Office Building.”

Background

Mrs. Kinnunen had the unfortunate distinction of being a double gold star mother.  Her son Biso was killed in action during the Battle of the Bulge in World War II, while her son Raymond was killed during the Korean War.  Another son, Reino, served in West Germany during the Korean War.

Cost

A CBO score of H.R. 3378 was not available as of press time.