H.J.Res. 305 (101st): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States authorizing the Congress and the States to prohibit the act of desecration of the flag of the United States and to set criminal penalties for that act.


Jun 22, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 22, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Tom Bevill

Representative for Alabama's 4th congressional district


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Jun 22, 1989

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A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.


74 cosponsors (42D, 32R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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H.J.Res. 348 (identical)

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