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S. 1338 (101st): Biden-Roth-Cohen Flag Protection Act of 1989

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A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to protect the physical integrity of the flag of the United States.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Jul 18, 1989
101st Congress (1989–1990)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

Sponsor

Joseph Biden Jr.

Senator for Delaware

Democrat

Cosponsors

33 Cosponsors (28 Democrats, 5 Republicans)

Source

History

Jul 18, 1989
 
Introduced

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Sep 21, 1989
 
Ordered Reported

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S. 1338 (101st) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1338. This is the one from the 101st Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 101st Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1989 to Oct 28, 1990. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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