H.R. 606, To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 815 County Road 23 in Tyrone, New York, as the "Specialist Christopher Scott Post Office Building"

H.R. 606

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 815 County Road 23 in Tyrone, New York, as the "Specialist Christopher Scott Post Office Building"

Date
July 14, 2014 (113th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

On Monday, July 14, 2014, the House will consider H.R. 606, a bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 815 County Road 23 in Tyrone, New York, as the “Specialist Christopher Scott Post Office Building,” under a suspension of the rules.  H.R. 606 was introduced on February 8, 2013 by Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY) and referred to the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, which ordered the bill reported by unanimous consent.

Bill Summary

H.R. 606 designates the U.S. Postal Service facility located at 815 County Road 23 in Tyrone, New York, as the “Specialist Christopher Scott Post Office Building.”

Background

Army Specialist Christopher Scott was assigned to units including the 561st Military Police Company, the 716th Military Police Battalion, and the 101st Sustainment Brigade.[1]  He earned the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Bronze Service Star, and the Overseas Service Ribbon.[2]  On September 3, 2011, Scott was killed in Kandahar province during an insurgent attack.  He was 21 years old.  Scott was posthumously awarded with the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Army Good Conduct Medal, and the Combat Action Badge.[3]

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[1] http://reed.house.gov/press-release/gillibrand-reed-announce-senate-passage-bill-rename-tyrone-post-office-after-local
[2] Id.
[3] Id.

Cost

A CBO estimate is currently unavailable, but no cost is expected.

Additional Information

For questions or further information contact the GOP Conference at 5-5107.