Reported by Committee — May 29, 2015
Last Action: Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 97.
Explanation: The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 29, 2015.
Jan 11, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
This resolution was introduced on January 11, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Pennsylvania's 12th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 11, 2007
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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 “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.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.J.Res. 12 — 110th Congress: Flag Desecration resolution. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hjres12
“H.J.Res. 12 — 110th Congress: Flag Desecration resolution.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. May 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hjres12>
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