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 t

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Aug 01, 2011 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. CON. RES. 71

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

August 1, 2011

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

CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

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.

Whereas Wilt Chamberlain was a professional NBA basketball player for 14 years, playing for the Philadelphia/San Francisco Warriors, the Philadelphia 76ers, and the Los Angeles Lakers;

Whereas in his first NBA season, Wilt Chamberlain was named Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player in the NBA All-Star Game, and Most Valuable Player for the regular season;

Whereas Wilt Chamberlain won a total of 4 regular-season Most Valuable Player awards in the NBA (1960, 1966, 1967, 1968);

Whereas Wilt Chamberlain holds a number of NBA records, including top single-season scoring average, most regular season rebounds, most rebounds in a single game, top rookie scoring average, and top single season rebounding average; and

Whereas, on March 2, 1962, Wilt Chamberlain became the only NBA player to score 100 points in a single game: Now, therefore, be it

That it is the sense of Congress that—

(1)

the United States Postal Service should issue a commemorative postage stamp honoring Wilt Chamberlain; and

(2)

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