H.R. 4275: The "John C. Godbold United States Judicial Administration Building" Designation Act

H.R. 4275

The "John C. Godbold United States Judicial Administration Building" Designation Act

Sponsor
Rep. John Lewis

Date
April 14, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 4275 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, April 14, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. John Lewis (GA) on December 21, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.R. 4275 would designate the annex building under construction for the Elbert P. Tuttle United States Court of Appeals Building in Atlanta, Georgia, as the "John C. Godbold United States Judicial Administration Building."

Background

John C. Godbold, appointed to the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals by President Lyn¬don Johnson in 1966, became chief judge of the circuit in 1981.

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.