H.Con.Res. 126 (112th): Expressing the sense of Congress that a commemorative postage stamp should be issued honoring Bil Keane.

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of May 25, 2012 (Introduced).

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IV

112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. CON. RES. 126

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 25, 2012

submitted the following concurrent resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

Expressing the sense of Congress that a commemorative postage stamp should be issued honoring Bil Keane.

Whereas Bil Keane’s first Family Circus cartoon appeared in nineteen newspapers on February 29, 1960;

Whereas Family Circus chronicled the lighter and heartfelt moments of family life for over 50 years;

Whereas 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—

(1)

a commemorative postage stamp should be issued by the United States Postal Service honoring Bil Keane; and

(2)

the Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee should recommend to the Postmaster General that such a stamp be issued.