Text: S.3383 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (09/22/2016)


114th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 3383


To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 719 Church Street in Nashville, Tennessee, as the “Fred D. Thompson Federal Building and United States Courthouse”.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 22, 2016

Mr. Alexander (for himself and Mr. Corker) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works


A BILL

To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 719 Church Street in Nashville, Tennessee, as the “Fred D. Thompson Federal Building and United States Courthouse”.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Fred D. Thompson Federal Building and United States Courthouse.

(a) Findings.—Congress finds that—

(1) Fred D. Thompson was first elected to the United States Senate in 1994 and served as a Senator from the State of Tennessee until 2003;

(2) Fred D. Thompson graduated from Memphis State University in 1964 and Vanderbilt University School of Law in 1967, and served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the State of Tennessee;

(3) Fred D. Thompson was appointed by Senator Howard Baker, Jr., to serve as minority counsel to the Senate Watergate Committee in 1973;

(4) following his service as a United States Senator, Fred D. Thompson continued to pursue his acting career, which began in 1985 with the movie “Marie” in which he played himself;

(5) Fred D. Thompson was known for his integrity, humility, and dedication to public service; and

(6) the naming of the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 719 Church Street in Nashville, Tennessee, after Senator Fred D. Thompson would honor his name and the legacy he left to all citizens of the State of Tennessee.

(b) Designation.—The Federal building and United States courthouse located at 719 Church Street in Nashville, Tennessee, shall be known and designated as the “Fred D. Thompson Federal Building and United States Courthouse”.

(c) References.—Any reference in a law, map, regulation, document, paper, or other record of the United States to the Federal building and United States courthouse referred to in subsection (b) shall be deemed to be a reference to the “Fred D. Thompson Federal Building and United States Courthouse”.