H.R. 4861: The "Steve Goodman Post Office Building" Designation Act

H.R. 4861

The "Steve Goodman Post Office Building" Designation Act

Date
April 26, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.R. 4861 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Monday, April 26, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL) on March 16, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.R. 4861 would designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1343 West Irving Park Road in Chicago, Illinois, as the "Steve Goodman Post Office Building".

 

Background

Steve Goodman was an American folk music singer-songwriter from Chicago, Illinois. The writer of "City of New Orleans", made popular by Arlo Guthrie, Goodman won two Grammy Awards.

 

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.