H.J.Res. 337 (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 27, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 27, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Gerald Solomon
Representative for New York's 24th congressional district
Republican

See Instead:

H.J.Res. 348 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jun 29, 1989

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
6/27/1989--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Declares that the Congress and the States shall have power to prohibit the act of desecration of the U.S. flag and to set criminal penalties for that ...

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 31 (102nd) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 3, 1991

H.J.Res. 348 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 29, 1989

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 337” means this is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress. 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Jun 27, 1989

Details

Cosponsors
140 cosponsors (111R, 29D) (show)
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