H.J.Res. 54 (105th): Flag Desecration resolution


Feb 13, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 12, 1997 but was never passed by the Senate.


Gerald Solomon

Representative for New York's 22nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 24, 1998
Length: 4 pages

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Full Title

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States authorizing the Congress to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States.

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Feb 13, 1997

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May 14, 1997
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jun 12, 1997
Passed House

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jun 24, 1998
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

This page is about a 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.

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