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H.Res. 302 (114th): Observing the 100th birthday of the late Les Paul, the “Wizard of Waukesha”, and honoring his contributions to the American music industry.

The text of the bill below is as of Jun 4, 2015 (Introduced).


IV

114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. RES. 302

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 4, 2015

submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce

RESOLUTION

Observing the 100th birthday of the late Les Paul, the Wizard of Waukesha, and honoring his contributions to the American music industry.

Whereas Les Paul was born on June 9, 1915, in Waukesha, Wisconsin, and June 9, 2015, marks the centennial day of his birth;

Whereas Les Paul served in the Armed Forces Radio Network during World War II;

Whereas Les Paul is acknowledged for his contributions leading to the solid-body electric guitar, and a number of innovative sound-recording techniques; and

Whereas Les Paul is a member of both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the National Inventors Hall of Fame: Now, therefore, be it

That the House of Representatives—

(1)

recognizes and celebrates the 100th birthday of Les Paul; and

(2)

commemorates his contributions to American society as a gifted musician, inventor, and musical pioneer.