H.R. 3931, To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 620 Central Avenue Suite 1A in Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas, as the “Chief Petty Officer Adam Brown United States Post Office”

H.R. 3931

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 620 Central Avenue Suite 1A in Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas, as the “Chief Petty Officer Adam Brown United States Post Office”

Date
May 23, 2016 (114th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
John Huston

Floor Situation

On Monday, May 23, 2016, the House will consider H.R. 3931, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 620 Central Avenue Suite 1A in Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas, as the “Chief Petty Officer Adam Brown United States Post Office,” under suspension of the rules. The bill was introduced on November 4, 2015, by Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-AR) and was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, which ordered the bill reported by unanimous consent on May 17, 2016.

Bill Summary

H.R. 3931 designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 620 Central Avenue Suite 1A in Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas, as the “Chief Petty Officer Adam Brown United States Post Office.”

 

Background

Adam Lee Brown was born on February 5, 1974 and grew up in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Adam enlisted in the Navy in 1998, joined the Navy SEALs in 2001 and was assigned to an East Coast –based SEAL Team. On March 18, 2010 Navy Special Warfare Operator Chief (SEAL) Adam L. Brown was killed in Afghanistan. He is survived by his wife, two children, and his parents.[1]

According to the bill’s sponsor, “Adam exemplified the SEAL code of loyalty, team, and team mate, giving his life to save the members of his unit. Through this legislation, I hope to honor Adam’s life and ensure his legacy is remembered and will encourage future generations.”[2]

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[1] See MilitaryTimes “Navy Special Warfare Operator Chief (SEAL) Adam L. Brown
[2] See Rep. Bruce Westerman Press Release, “Westerman Introduces Legislation to Name Hot Springs Post Office After Fallen Soldier” November 4, 2015.

Cost

A Congressional Budget Office (CBO) cost estimate is currently unavailable.

Additional Information

For questions or further information please contact John Huston with the House Republican Policy Committee by email or at 6-5539.