Text: H.J.Res.4 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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[Congressional Bills 108th Congress]
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[H.J. Res. 4 Referred in Senate (RFS)]

  1st Session
H. J. RES. 4


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                              June 4, 2003

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

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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),

SECTION 1. CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.

    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--

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

            Passed the House of Representatives June 3, 2003.

            Attest:

                                                 JEFF TRANDAHL,

                                                                 Clerk.