S.J.Res. 15 (111th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States authorizing the Congress to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States.

Introduced:

May 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on May 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

David Vitter

Senator from Louisiana

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 6, 2009
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
5/6/2009--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Grants Congress the power to prohibit the physical desecration of the U.S. flag. Read more >
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 47 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 30, 2009

What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 15” means this is a Senate 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
May 6, 2009

Details

Cosponsors
26 cosponsors (23R, 3D) (show)
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