H.J.Res. 14 (102nd): 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:

Jan 3, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 3, 1991, 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

Jan 3, 1991
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 14”). 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.

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Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.J.Res. 324 (101st) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 23, 1989

H.J.Res. 29 (103rd) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 5, 1993

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