H.R. 891, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 141 Paloma Drive in Floresville, Texas, as the “Floresville Veterans Post Office Building”

H.R. 891

to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 141 Paloma Drive in Floresville, Texas, as the “Floresville Veterans Post Office Building”

Sponsor
Rep. Henry Cuellar

Date
June 15, 2015 (114th Congress, 1st Session)

Staff Contact
John Huston

Floor Situation

On Monday, June 15, 2015, the House will consider H.R. 891, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 141 Paloma Drive in Floresville, Texas, as the “Floresville Veterans Post Office Building,” under suspension of the rules.  H.R. 891 was introduced on February 11, 2015, by Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) and was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, which ordered the bill reported, by unanimous consent, on May 19, 2015.

Bill Summary

H.R. 891 designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 141 Paloma Drive in Floresville, Texas, as the “Floresville Veterans Post Office Building.”

Background

Texas has the second largest population of veterans in the United States.[1] According to Texas Governor Greg Abbott, “Saying ‘thank you’ is not enough to those who risked their lives for our nation’s freedom.”[2]

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[1] See “Texas” profile
[2] See article, Focus Daily News, June 9, 2015

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.