H.Amdt.166 to H.J.Res.36107th Congress (2001-2002)
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|Amends Bill:||H.J.Res.36 — 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.|
|Sponsor:||Rep. Watt, Melvin L. [D-NC-12] (Offered 07/17/2001)|
|Latest Action:||07/17/2001 On agreeing to the Watt (NC) amendment (A001) Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 100 - 324 (Roll no. 231).|
Description: H.Amdt. 166 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
Strike all after the resolving clause and insert the following: \ 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: \ "Article -- \ "Not inconsistent with the first article of amendment to this Constitution, the Congress shall have power to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States.".
An amendment to insert a complete new text which proposes an amendment to the Constitution giving Congress the power to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States as long as such action is not inconsistent with the first article of amendment to the Constitution.
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