H.R. 42 (109th): Freedom to Display the American Flag Act of 2005

Introduced:

Jan 4, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Enacted — Signed by the President
on Jul 24, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 24, 2006.

Law:

Pub.L. 109-243

Sponsor:

Roscoe Bartlett
Representative for Maryland's 6th congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 19, 2006
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To ensure that the right of an individual to display the flag of the United States on residential property not be abridged.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 5301 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 8, 2004

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 42” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

History

Introduced
Jan 4, 2005
Passed House
Jun 27, 2006
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate
Jul 17, 2006
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 24, 2006

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