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.
The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 12th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 11, 2007
Length: 2 pages
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.
Jan 11, 2007
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H.J.Res. 12 (110th) was a joint resolution in the United States Congress.
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This joint resolution was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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