H.R. 558, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 55 South Pioneer Boulevard in Springboro, Ohio, as the "Richard 'Dick' Chenault Post Office Building."

H.R. 558

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 55 South Pioneer Boulevard in Springboro, Ohio, as the "Richard 'Dick' Chenault Post Office Building."

Date
September 24, 2015 (114th Congress, 1st Session)

Staff Contact
John Huston

Floor Situation

On Thursday, September 24, 2015, the House will consider H.R. 558, a bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 55 South Pioneer Boulevard in Springboro, Ohio, as the “Richard ‘Dick’ Chenault Post Office Building,” under suspension of the rules. H.R. 558 was introduced on January 27, 2015 by Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH) and was referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, which ordered it to be reported by unanimous consent on July 22, 2015.

Bill Summary

H.R. 558 designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 55 South Pioneer Boulevard in Springboro, Ohio, as the “Richard ‘Dick’ Chenault Post Office Building.”

Background

Richard ‘Dick’ Chenault was born in Xenia, Ohio on December 26, 1925. He served in World War II  in the Pacific Theater. He was in the Philippines in 1945 and then near Tokyo from September 1945 to September 1946. He spent much of his life dedicated to serving the city of Springboro, Ohio.[1] He served on the Clearcreek Volunteer Fire Department for 45 years, serving 23 years as the Fire Chief. Chenault served as a part time police officer in Springboro, Ohio in the 1950s, 1960s and early 1970s when the village had a largely volunteer police force.  He was a charter member, and past President, of the Springboro Lions Club, which was founded in 1953.  He held a perfect attendance record for 57 years.  When home delivery of mail began in Springboro in 1965, Chenault was the first letter carrier hired to deliver mail in Springboro.[2]

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[1] See article – http://www.tributes.com/obituary/show/Richard-C.-Chenault-89830848
[2] Ibid

Cost

A Congressional Budget Office (CBO) cost estimate is currently unavailable.

Additional Information

For questions or further information please contact John Huston with the House Republican Policy Committee by email or at 6-5539.