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

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.

Overview

Introduced:

Jan 25, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
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.

Sponsor:

Randall “Duke” Cunningham

Representative for California's 50th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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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

History

Jan 25, 2005
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 25, 2005
 
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 22, 2005
 
Passed House

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

H.J.Res. 10 (109th) 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 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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