H.R. 987: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 601 8th Street in Freedom, Pennsylvania, as the "John Scott Challis, Jr. Post Office"

H.R. 987

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 601 8th Street in Freedom, Pennsylvania, as the "John Scott Challis, Jr. Post Office"

Date
March 16, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

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Floor Situation

H.R. 987 is being considered on the floor under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage. This legislation was introduced by Representative Jason Altmire (D-PA) on February 11, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.R. 987 designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 601 8th Street in Freedom, Pennsylvania, as the "John Scott Challis, Jr. Post Office."

Background

John Scott Challis, Jr. passed away in August 2008, at the age of eighteen due to liver and lung cancer. A native of Freedom, Pennsylvania, he was a fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates and Penguins, and also played baseball, football, and hunting.