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 24, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 24, 1999 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for California's 51st congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 28, 1999
Length: 4 pages
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S.J.Res. 14 (same title)
Failed Senate — Mar 29, 2000
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Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 217 (106th).
The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
Companion Bill — Failed Senate
This activity took place on a related bill, S.J.Res. 14 (106th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.J.Res. 33 (106th).
H.J.Res. 33 (106th) 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 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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