H.Con.Res. 71 (112th): Expressing the sense of Congress that the United States Postal Service should issue a commemorative postage stamp honoring Wilt Chamberlain and that the Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee should recommend to the Postmaster General that such a stamp be issued.

Introduced:

Aug 1, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on August 1, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Robert Brady
Representative for Pennsylvania's 1st congressional district
Democrat

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Last Updated: Aug 1, 2011
Length: 2 pages

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Summary (CRS)
8/1/2011--Introduced.Calls for the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee to recommend and the United States Postal Service (USPS) to issue a commemorative postage stamp honoring Wilt Chamberlain.

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The “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 71” means this is a House concurrent resolution in the United States Congress. A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.

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Aug 1, 2011

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