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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Jan 5, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Died in a previous Congress
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
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 5 (109th).
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H.J.Res. 9 (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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