H.R. 3477: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 133 Hare Road in Crosby, Texas, as the Army First Sergeant David McNerney Post Office Building

H.R. 3477

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 133 Hare Road in Crosby, Texas, as the Army First Sergeant David McNerney Post Office Building

Sponsor
Rep. Ted Poe

Date
July 23, 2012 (112th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Sarah Makin

Floor Situation

On Monday, July 23, 2012, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 3477, under a suspension of the rules requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage.  H.R. 3477 was introduced by Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) on November 18, 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 133 Hare Road in Crosby, Texas, as the Army First Sergeant David McNerney Post Office Building.

Background

David H. McNerney, a retired Army first sergeant who was awarded the Medal of Honor for leading soldiers out of a Viet Cong ambush in 1967, died of lung cancer on Oct. 10 at a veterans hospital in Houston. He was 79.

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.