S. 846: To the United States courthouse located at 80 Lafayette Street in Jefferson City, Missouri, as the “Christopher S. Bond United States Courthouse”

S. 846

To the United States courthouse located at 80 Lafayette Street in Jefferson City, Missouri, as the “Christopher S. Bond United States Courthouse”

Sponsor
Sen. Bernard Sanders

Date
September 22, 2011 (112th Congress, 1st Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

On Wednesday, September 21, 2011, the House is scheduled to consider S. 846, under a suspension of the rules requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage.  S. 846 was introduced by Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) on April 14, 2011, and was passed in the Senate on July 26, 2011 by unanimous consent.  The bill was referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure on July 27, 2011.

Bill Summary

This bill would designate the United States courthouse located at 80 Lafayette Street in Jefferson City, Missouri, as the “Christopher S. Bond United States Courthouse.”

Background

Christopher “Kit” Bond is a former United States Senator from Missouri.  First elected in 1984, he served four terms in the Senate.  Senator Bond also served two terms as Governor of Missouri from 1973-1977 and 1981-1985.  This bill would commemorate his nearly 40 years in public service to the state of Missouri.

Cost

According to CBO, any costs related to courthouse designations, which include the cost of changing the name on the building, signs, and maps, are not significant.