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                                                       Calendar No. 426
105th CONGRESS
  2d Session
H. J. RES. 54

    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.


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                             June 16, 1997

  Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

                             June 24, 1998

                Reported by Mr. Hatch, without amendment

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                            JOINT RESOLUTION


 
    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.

    Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United 
States of America in Congress assembled (two-thirds of each House 
concurring therein), That the fol- 
lowing 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--

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

            Passed the House of Representatives June 12, 1997.

            Attest:

                                                ROBIN H. CARLE,

                                                                 Clerk.

                              By Julie Perrier,

                                                Assistant to the Clerk.
                                     





                                                       Calendar No. 426

105th CONGRESS

  2d Session

                             H. J. RES. 54

_______________________________________________________________________

                            JOINT RESOLUTION

    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States 
  authorizing the Congress to prohibit the physical descration of the 
                       flag of the United States.

_______________________________________________________________________

                             June 24, 1998

                       Reported without amendment