H.R. 4624: The "SPC Nicholas Scott Hartge Post Office" Designation Act

H.R. 4624

The "SPC Nicholas Scott Hartge Post Office" Designation Act

March 9, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 4624 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, March 9, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Mark Souder (R-IN) February 9, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.R. 4624 would designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 125 Kerr Avenue in Rome City, Indiana, as the "SPC Nicholas Scott Hartge Post Office".


U.S. Army Specialist, Nicholas Scott Hartge, age 20, of Rome City, was killed on Monday, May 14, 2007 in combat while serving his country in Operation Iraqi Freedom near Baghdad.


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.