H.J.Res. 12 (110th): Flag Desecration resolution


Jan 11, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 11, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Murtha
Representative for Pennsylvania's 12th congressional district


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Last Updated: Jan 11, 2007
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Full Title

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.

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What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 12” means this is a House 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 11, 2007


72 cosponsors (53R, 19D) (show)
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