Rep. Raymond Green, Democrat from Texas, introduced House Joint Resolution 103 proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States with respect to the Pledge of Allegiance on June 27, 2002. It was submitted to the Committee on the Judiciary. On July 18, 2002 it was referred to the House Subcommittee on the Constitution.
House Joint Resolution 103 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:
Nothing in the first amendment to this Constitution shall be construed to prohibit the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance, as follows: `I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.'"