H.J.Res. 9 (110th): Flag Desecration resolution

Introduced:

Jan 5, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 5, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Jo Ann Emerson

Representative for Missouri's 8th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 5, 2007
Length: 2 pages

See Instead:

H.J.Res. 12 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jan 11, 2007

About the resolution

Full Title

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.

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 5 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 4, 2005

H.J.Res. 12 (Related)
Flag Desecration resolution

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 11, 2007

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 9” 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.

History

Introduced
Jan 5, 2007

Details

Cosponsors
28 cosponsors (28R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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