S. 1314: The "Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Post Office" Designation Act

S. 1314

The "Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Post Office" Designation Act

Sponsor
Sen. Ron Wyden

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

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Floor Situation

S. 1314 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Monday, November 16, 2009, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) June 22, 2009.

Bill Summary

S. 1314 would designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 630 Northeast Killingsworth Avenue in Portland, Oregon, as the "Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Post Office."

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.