To authorize the use of United States Armed Forces pursuant to United Nations Security Council Resolution 678.
The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Jan 10, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on January 10, 1991, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New York's 13th congressional district
- See Instead:
H.J.Res. 77 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jan 14, 1991
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H.J.Res. 62 (102nd) was a joint resolution in the United States Congress.
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This joint resolution was introduced in the 102nd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1991 to Oct 9, 1992. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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