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Text of the Genuine American Flag Act

This bill was introduced on February 13, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Feb 13, 2009 (Introduced).

Source: GPO

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111th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1082

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 13, 2009

(for himself and Mr. Jones) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

A BILL

To prohibit the importation for sale of foreign-made flags of the United States of America.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Genuine American Flag Act.

2.

Importation for sale of foreign-made american flags prohibited

Beginning 6 months after the date of the enactment of this Act, no flag of the United States of America (regardless of size and whether or not in compliance with the standard proportions prescribed by Executive order) that is the product or manufacture of any foreign country or instrumentality may be imported for sale into the United States.