Senate Joint Resolution 49
116th Congress(2019-2020)
A 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.
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Jun 13, 2019
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jun 13, 2019
Latest Action
Jun 13, 2019
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Joint Resolution
Joint Resolution
A form of legislative measure used to propose changes in law, or to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.J.Res. or S.J.Res. Concurrent resolutions and simple resolutions are other types of resolutions. Bill is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
49
Congress
116
Policy Area
Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues
Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues
Primary focus of measure is discrimination on basis of race, ethnicity, age, sex, gender, health or disability; First Amendment rights; due process and equal protection; abortion rights; privacy. Measures concerning abortion rights and procedures may fall under Health policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Montana
Missouri
North Dakota
Pennsylvania
Wyoming
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Constitutional Amendment

This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment to authorize Congress to prohibit the physical desecration of the U.S. flag.

Text (1)
Actions (2)
06/13/2019
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text: CR S3483)
06/13/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Jun 14, 2019 4:57:14 AM
Updated
Dec 28, 2020 2:40:59 PM