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.

The text of the bill below is as of Aug 1, 2011 (Introduced).

IV

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.