S. 1211: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 60 School Street, Orchard Park, New York, as the "Jack F. Kemp Post Office Building"

S. 1211

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 60 School Street, Orchard Park, New York, as the "Jack F. Kemp Post Office Building"

Sponsor
Sen. Charles E. Schumer

Date
November 6, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

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Floor Situation

S. 1211 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Thursday, November 5, 2009, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) June 9, 2009.

 

Bill Summary

S. 1211 would designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 60 School Street, Orchard Park, New York, as the "Jack F. Kemp Post Office Building."

Background

Jack Kemp was an American politician and professional football player. He served as Housing Secretary in the administration of President George H. W. Bush from 1989-93, having previously served nine terms as a Congressman for Western New York from 1971-89. He was the Republican Party's nominee for Vice President in the 1996 election, where he was the running-mate of presidential nominee Bob Dole. Kemp had previously contended for the presidential nomination in the 1988 Republican primaries. He died on May 2, 2009.

Cost

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.