H.J.Res. 19 (113th): 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.

Introduced:

Jan 18, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 18, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Jo Ann Emerson
Representative for Missouri's 8th congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 18, 2013
Length: 2 pages

See Instead:

H.J.Res. 47 (same title)
Referred to Committee — May 22, 2013

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
1/18/2013--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Grants Congress the power to prohibit the physical desecration of the U.S. flag.

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 13 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 7, 2011

H.J.Res. 47 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 22, 2013

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What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 19” means this is a House 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
Jan 18, 2013

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Cosponsors
4 cosponsors (4R) (show)
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