H.J.Res. 77 (102nd): Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution


Jan 12, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 14, 1991

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on January 14, 1991.


Pub.L. 102-1


Robert Michel

Representative for Illinois's 18th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 14, 1991

About the resolution

Full Title

To authorize the use of United States Armed Forces pursuant to United Nations Security Council Resolution 678.

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Related Bills
S.J.Res. 2 (identical)

Passed Senate
Last Action: Jan 12, 1991

H.J.Res. 62 (Related)
Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 10, 1991

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 77” means this is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress. A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.


Jan 12, 1991
Passed Senate
Jan 12, 1991
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House
Jan 12, 1991
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 14, 1991


31 cosponsors (17D, 14R) (show)
Jan 12, 1991 3:51 p.m.
Passed 250/183

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