St. Petersburg, Florida -- Lawmakers from Florida want to rename the Bay Pines VA Medical Center in southwest Pinellas County after Rep. C.W. "Bill" Young.

If that happens,it wouldn't be the first building in the Tampa Bay area to bear Young's name.

If there was a topic Congressman Young decided he was behind, there's a good chance he helped direct money to it from Washington, D.C.

And there's also a good chance a building or center was named in his honor. You can find them all over Tampa Bay and beyond.

Here are five of the most prominent examples:

C. W. Bill Young Armed Forces Reserve Center
Pinellas Park - Opened 2004

It's a nerve center for 30,000 military medical professionals spread across America. And Young arranged a chunk of the $47 million needed to build it.

C.W. Bill Young Regional Reservoir
East Hillsborough County - Opened 2005

The enormous reservoir is designed to guarantee drinking water for the Bay Area. Young lined up federal funds pay more than a third of the original construction cost.

C.W. Bill Young Marine Science Complex
St. Petersburg - Opened 2004

Multiple buildingsnear Albert Whitted Airport formthe base for all of the USF College of Marine Science'sresearch in the Gulf of Mexico and oil spill response.

C.W. Bill Young Hall
Tampa - Opened 2008

This building on USF Maple Drive houses the University of South Florida's military leadership and ROTC programs.

USF President Judy Genshaft said almost no one has done more for USF's "rapid upward trajectory" than Young and the money he brought to the school to fund research and learning.

C.W. "Bill" Young Center
Bethesda, MD - Opened 2006

Way to the north of Tampa Bay is the National Institutes of Health's "Building 33" in Maryland.

It's the C.W. "Bill" Young Center, one of the world's top labs finding disease cures and studying how to save civilians from an attack by a biological weapon.

The NIH director says Young was pivotal in doubling the budget for his agency, the National Institutes of Health.

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