Text: H.J.Res.12 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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110th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. J. RES. 12

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.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 11, 2007

Mr. Murtha introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


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 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:

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β€œThe Congress shall have power to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States.”.