Summary: H.R.5091 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/20/1990)

Flag Protection Act of 1990 - Amends the Federal criminal code to establish criminal penalties for: (1) destroying or damaging a U.S. flag with intent to provoke imminent violence; and (2) stealing or converting to personal use and intentionally destroying or damaging a U.S. flag belonging to the United States or belonging to another while on Federal land.

Expresses the sense of the Congress that the States should enact similar prohibitions to provide maximum protection to the U.S. flag.