H. CON. RES. 126
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
May 25, 2012
Mr. Schweikert submitted the following concurrent resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
Expressing the sense of Congress that a commemorative postage stamp should be issued honoring Bil Keane.
Whereas Bil Keane’s first
cartoon appeared in nineteen newspapers on February 29, 1960;
Family Circus chronicled the
lighter and heartfelt moments of family life for over 50 years;
Family Circus is the most widely
read syndicated panel, appearing in over 1,500 papers around the globe;
Whereas Bil Keane was an active member of the Phoenix, Arizona, community; and
Whereas Bil Keane passed away from heart failure on November 8, 2011, at the age of 89: Now, therefore, be it
That it is the Sense of Congress that—
a commemorative postage stamp should be issued by the United States Postal Service honoring Bil Keane; and
the Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee should recommend to the Postmaster General that such a stamp be issued.