H.R. 6260: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 211 Hope Street in Mountain View, California, as the "Lieutenant Kenneth M. Ballard Memorial Post Office"

H.R. 6260

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 211 Hope Street in Mountain View, California, as the "Lieutenant Kenneth M. Ballard Memorial Post Office"

Sponsor
Sen. Bernard Sanders

Date
December 19, 2012 (112th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

On Wednesday, December 19, 2012, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 6260, under a suspension of the rules requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage. H.R. 6260 was introduced by Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA) on August 1, 2012, and was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, which took no official action on the bill.

 

Bill Summary

H.R. 6260 would designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 211 Hope Street in Mountain View, California, as the “Lieutenant Kenneth M. Ballard Memorial Post Office.”

Background

First Lieutenant Kenneth Michael Ballard, 26, of Mountain View, California, died May 30, 2004, in Najaf, Iraq, during a firefight with insurgents. Lieutenant Ballard was assigned to the Army’s 2nd Battalion, 37th Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Division.

Cost

A CBO score of H.R. 6260 was not available as of press time.