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Text of Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States giving Congress power to prohibit the physical desecration of the ...

...of the flag of the United States.

This resolution was introduced on May 22, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of May 22, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. J. RES. 47

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 22, 2013

(for himself and Mr. Lipinski) introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

JOINT RESOLUTION

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:

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The Congress shall have power to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States.

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