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Jan 5, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
This resolution was introduced on January 5, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Missouri's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 5, 2007
Length: 2 pages
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States authorizing the Congress and the States to prohibit the act of desecration of the flag of the United States and to set criminal penalties for that act.
1/5/2007--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Declares that the Congress and the states shall have power to prohibit desecration of the U.S. flag and to set criminal penalties for such act. Read more >
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 5 (109th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 9”). 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 committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.J.Res. 9 — 110th Congress: Flag Desecration resolution. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hjres9
“H.J.Res. 9 — 110th Congress: Flag Desecration resolution.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. November 28, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hjres9>
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