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S.J.Res. 12 (109th): Flag Desecration resolution


The text of the resolution below is as of Apr 14, 2005 (Introduced).


IIA

109th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. J. RES. 12

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 14, 2005

(for himself, Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. Thune, Mr. Talent, Mr. Alexander, Mr. Allard, Mr. Allen, Mr. Baucus, Mr. Brownback, Mr. Burns, Mr. Burr, Mr. Chambliss, Mr. Coburn, Mr. Coleman, Ms. Collins, Mr. Cornyn, Mr. Craig, Mr. Crapo, Mr. DeWine, Mr. Domenici, Mr. Ensign, Mr. Enzi, Mr. Frist, Mr. Graham, Mr. Grassley, Mr. Inhofe, Mr. Kyl, Mrs. Lincoln, Mr. Lott, Mr. Lugar, Mr. McCain, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Santorum, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Shelby, Mr. Thomas, Mr. Vitter, Mr. Warner, Mr. Bond, Mr. Bunning, Mr. DeMint, Mrs. Dole, Mr. Gregg, Mr. Hagel, Mrs. Hutchison, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Martinez, Mr. Nelson of Nebraska, Ms. Snowe, Mr. Specter, and Mr. Stevens) introduced the following joint resolution; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

JOINT RESOLUTION

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States authorizing Congress to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States.

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 7 years after the date of its submission by the Congress:

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

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