H.R. 4360: To designate the Department of Veterans Affairs blind rehabilitation center in Long Beach, California, as the "Major Charles R. Soltes, Jr., O.D. Department of Veterans Affairs Blind Rehabilitation Center"

H.R. 4360

To designate the Department of Veterans Affairs blind rehabilitation center in Long Beach, California, as the "Major Charles R. Soltes, Jr., O.D. Department of Veterans Affairs Blind Rehabilitation Center"

Date
March 24, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 4360 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, March 24, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. John Campbell (R-CA) December 16, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.R. 4360 would designate the Department of Veterans Affairs blind rehabilitation center in Long Beach, California, as the "Major Charles R. Soltes, Jr., O.D. Department of Veterans Affairs Blind Rehabilitation Center".

Background

Major Charles R. Soltes, Jr. died in Mosul, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy vehicle. He was assigned to 426th Civil Affairs Battalion, Army Reserve, Upland, California.

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.