15 Jul 2005 Congressional Action: Colin Powell Honored
On July 15, the Senate approved S. 1413, to rename the Federal building in Kingston, Jamaica, formerly known as the Crowne Plaza, as the “Colin L. Powell Residential Plaza.”
The building is a staff housing facility for the United States mission in Jamaica.
The bill was sponsored by Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN) and co-sponsored by Senator Joe Biden (D-DE).
Note: “Congressional Action” is a blog feature highlighting an an official activity undertaken by or in Congress, very often chosen at random, to provide an educational snapshot of our Congress at work.