H.R. 6237: The “Tom Kongsgaard Post Office Building" Designation Act

H.R. 6237

The “Tom Kongsgaard Post Office Building" Designation Act

Rep. Mike Thompson

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

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Floor Situation

H.R. 6237 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, March 16, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage.  The legislation was introduced by Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA) September 28, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.R. 6237 would designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1351 2nd Street in Napa, California, as the “Tom Kongsgaard Post Office Building”.


Tom Kongsgaard was a Napa, Calif., Superior Court Judge from 1958 to 1984. He enlisted in the navy and served in the Pacific during World War II. Kongsgaard died in 2001.


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.