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H.J.Res. 61: 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.

Steve Womack

Sponsor. Representative for Arkansas's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 2, 2017
Length: 2 pages
Introduced:

Feb 2, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Feb 2, 2017

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 2, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

History

Feb 2, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed House (Senate next)

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Ratified by State Legislatures

H.J.Res. 61 is a 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.

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