H.J.Res. 309 (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.

Introduced:

Jun 22, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Jack Fields Jr.

Representative for Texas's 8th congressional district

Republican

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History

Jun 22, 1989
 
Introduced

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