S. 1434, a bill to designate the Junction City Community-Based Outpatient Clinic located at 715 Southwind Drive, Junction City, Kansas, as the "Lieutenant General Richard J. Seitz Community-Based Outpatient Clinic”

S. 1434

a bill to designate the Junction City Community-Based Outpatient Clinic located at 715 Southwind Drive, Junction City, Kansas, as the "Lieutenant General Richard J. Seitz Community-Based Outpatient Clinic”

Sponsor
Sen. Jerry Moran

Date
December 8, 2014 (113th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

On Monday, December 8, 2014 the House will consider S. 1434 under suspension of the rules.  S. 1434 was introduced by Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS) on August 1, 2013.  The bill passed the Senate without amendment on January 14, 2014 by unanimous consent.

Bill Summary

S. 1434 designates the Junction City Community-Based Outpatient Clinic located in Junction City, Kansas as the “Lieutenant General Richard J. Seitz Community-Based Outpatient Clinic.

Background

Lieutenant General Seitz was called into active duty in 1940 and served in World War II, “becoming the youngest battalion commander in the Army” at the age of twenty-five.[1]  Seitz served in the Army for thirty-seven years, earning numerous awards and acknowledgements including the Silver Star, two Bronze Stars, and the Purple Heart.[2]  After retiring, Seitz settled in Junction City, Kansas, remaining active in the community by working with organizations like the Boy Scouts and Rotary International.[3]  Seitz was also known to “greet deploying and returning units from Iraq and Afghanistan at all times of the day.”[4]

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[1] S. 1434, Sec. 1(a)(4).
[2] Id. at Sec. 1(a)(6).
[3] Id. at Sec. 1(a)(9).
[4] Id. at Sec. 1(a)(8).

Cost

A CBO cost estimate is not available.

Additional Information

For questions or further information contact the GOP Conference at 5-5107.