H.J.Res. 10 (109th): Flag Desecration resolution


Jan 25, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 22, 2005 but was never passed by the Senate.


Randall “Duke” Cunningham

Representative for California's 50th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 22, 2005
Length: 4 pages

See Instead:

S.J.Res. 12 (same title)
Failed Senate — Jun 27, 2006

About the resolution

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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

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Jan 25, 2005

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May 25, 2005
Reported by Committee

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Jun 22, 2005
Passed House

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

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.


196 cosponsors (156R, 40D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

Jun 22, 2005 1:28 p.m.
Failed 129/279
Jun 22, 2005 2:40 p.m.
Passed 286/130

Related Bills
H.J.Res. 36 (107th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 17, 2001

S.J.Res. 12 (identical)

Failed Senate
Jun 27, 2006

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