H. J. RES. 47
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 30, 2009
Mrs. Emerson (for herself, Mr. Marshall, Mr. Brown of South Carolina, Mr. Gordon of Tennessee, Mr. Posey, Mr. Gingrey of Georgia, Mr. Skelton, and Mr. Wilson of South Carolina) introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States giving Congress power to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States.
That the following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States within seven years after the date of its submission for ratification:
The Congress shall have power to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States.