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.
The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.
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.
Representative for New York's 22nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 24, 1998
Length: 4 pages
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Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 163 (105th).
The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.
H.J.Res. 54 (105th) was a 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.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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