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

The text of the resolution below is as of Jun 22, 2005 (Passed the House).


HJ 10 EH

109th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. J. RES. 10

JOINT 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.

    Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled (two-thirds of each House concurring therein), That the following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States within seven years after the date of its submission for ratification:

`Article --

    `The Congress shall have power to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States.'.

Passed the House of Representatives June 22, 2005.

Attest:

Clerk.