H.J.Res. 324 (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.

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 23, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 23, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Norvell “Bill” Emerson

Representative for Missouri's 8th congressional district

Republican

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History

Jun 23, 1989
 
Introduced

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