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

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History

May 6, 2009
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

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.

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

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
S.J.Res. 21 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 30, 2015

H.J.Res. 47 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 30, 2009

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