Number: 111- 65
Date: December 16, 2010

The President Signs H.R. 5773, Designating the Operations Building as
the “Robert M. Ball Federal Building”


On December 14, 2010, the President signed into law H.R. 5773, which became Public Law 111-301.   The law designates the Federal building located at 6401 Security Boulevard in Baltimore, MD—commonly known as the Social Security Administration Operations Building—as the “Robert M. Ball Federal Building.” 

Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD) introduced the bill on July 19, 2010.  The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure reported the bill favorably with amendments on July 29, 2010 (see Legislative Bulletin 111-48) and the House passed it on September 15, 2010 (see Legislative Bulletin 111-49).  The Senate passed the measure by unanimous consent on December 1, 2010 (Legislative Bulletin 111-59).