H.R. 5051: The "Zachary Smith Post Office Building" Designation Act

H.R. 5051

The "Zachary Smith Post Office Building" Designation Act

Rep. Joseph Crowley

May 11, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 5051 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, May 11, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-NY) on April 15, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.R. 5051 would designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 23 Genesee Street in Hornell, New York, as the "Zachary Smith Post Office Building."


Lance Cpl. Zachary D. "Zach" Smith, 19, of Hornell, died in combat on January 24, 2010, while serving his country with the United States Marine Corps in Afghanistan.



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.