To ensure that the right of an individual to display the flag of the United States on residential property not be abridged.
Jan 4, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 24, 2006
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 24, 2006.
Representative for Maryland's 6th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 19, 2006
Length: 2 pages
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5301 (108th).
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Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 42 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill 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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