H.R. 3892: The "E.V. Wilkins Post Office" Designation Act

H.R. 3892

The "E.V. Wilkins Post Office" Designation Act

Rep. G, K. Butterfield

January 13, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 3892 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, January 13, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-ME) October 21, 2009.



Bill Summary

H.R. 3892 would designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 101 West Highway 64 Bypass in Roper, North Carolina, as the "E.V. Wilkins Post Office". 



E.V. Wilkins became the first African American to hold an elective office in the history of the town, and the first in Washington County since Reconstruction.


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.