H.Con.Res. 47 (105th): To designate a flag-pole upon which the flag of the United States is to be set at half-staff whenever a law enforcement officer is slain in the line of duty.


Mar 12, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on March 12, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jay Johnson

Representative for Wisconsin's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 12, 1997
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3/12/1997--Introduced.Requires the Capitol Police Board to: (1) designate or establish a flag pole upon which the U.S. flag shall be flown at half-staff for one day whenever a Federal, State, ... Read more >

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Mar 12, 1997

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This is a House concurrent resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 47”). A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.


58 cosponsors (45D, 13R) (show)
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