H.R. 5758: The "Sergeant Robert Barrett Post Office Building" Designation Act

H.R. 5758

The "Sergeant Robert Barrett Post Office Building" Designation Act

Date
November 16, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.R. 5758 would designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2 Government Center in Fall River, Massachusetts, as the “Sergeant Robert Barrett Post Office Building”.

Bill Summary

H.R. 5758 would designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2 Government Center in Fall River, Massachusetts, as the “Sergeant Robert Barrett Post Office Building”.

Background

Sergeant Robert Barrett 21, of Fall River, Massachusetts; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 101st Field Artillery Regiment, Massachusetts National Guard, Fall River, Massachusetts; died April 19 near Kabul International Airport, Afghanistan, from injuries sustained in the explosion of an improvised explosive device while on dismounted patrol.

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.