H.R. 4416, To redesignate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 161 Live Oak Street in Miami, Arizona, as the "Staff Sergeant Manuel V. Mendoza Post Office Building"

H.R. 4416

To redesignate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 161 Live Oak Street in Miami, Arizona, as the "Staff Sergeant Manuel V. Mendoza Post Office Building"

Sponsor
Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick

Date
July 14, 2014 (113th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

On Monday, July 14, 2014, the House will consider H.R. 4416, To redesignate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 161 Live Oak Street in Miami, Arizona, as the “Staff Sergeant Manuel V. Mendoza Post Office Building, under suspension of the rules.  H.R. 4416 was introduced on April 7, 2014 by Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (D-AZ) and was referred to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.  The bill was marked up on May 21, 2014 and was ordered reported by unanimous consent.

Bill Summary

H.R. 4416 designates the U.S. post office located at 161 Live Oak Street in Miami, Arizona, as the “Staff Sergeant Manuel V. Mendoza Post Office Building.”

Background

Manuel V. Mendoza was born in Miami, Arizona in 1922.[1]  He entered the Army in 1942, serving in both World War II and Korea.[2]  “[Mendoza] is credited with single-handedly breaking up a German counterattack” on October 4, 1944 in Mt. Battaglia, Italy.[3]

“Following his Army career, Mendoza found employment as a foreman at one of the largest nuclear plants in the country.  He passed away at age 79.”[4]  In addition to receiving numerous other awards for his service, “Mendoza received the Medal of Honor, March 18, 2014.”[5]

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[1] Biography: Master Sergeant Manuel V. Mendoza, U.S. Army.
[2] Id.
[3] Id.
[4] Id.
[5] Id.

Cost

A CBO cost estimate is not available.

Additional Information

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