Chronology: June 14, 2021

House Joint Resolution (H.J. Res.) 51 introduced into the 117th Congress on Flag Day, June 14, 2021, by Rep. Steve Womack (R) of District 3, Arkansas, along with five original co-sponsors. Senate Joint Resolution (S.J. Res.) 20 introduced the same day by U.S. Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., with five original co-sponsors. Both bills propose an amendment to the Constitution of the United States authorizing Congress to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States. H.J. Res. 51 was referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary on June 14th. S.J. Res. 20 was also referred to the Committee on the Judiciary the same date.