H.J.Res. 350 (101st): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States authorizing the Congress and the States to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States.


Jun 29, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on June 21, 1990.


Robert Michel
Representative for Illinois's 18th congressional district

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
6/29/1989--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Declares that the Congress and the States shall have power to prohibit the physical desecration of the U.S. flag.

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 360 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 12, 1989

S.J.Res. 332 (identical)

Failed Senate
Jun 26, 1990

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 350” 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.


Jun 29, 1989
Reported by Committee
Jun 19, 1990
Failed in the House Under Suspension
Jun 21, 1990
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186 cosponsors (119R, 67D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Jun 21, 1990 6:52 p.m.
Failed 254/177

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