S.J.Res. 2 (102nd): Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution

A joint resolution 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.

Overview

Introduced:

Jan 12, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Status:
Enacted as H.J.Res. 77 (companion bill)
Sponsor:

John Warner

Senator from Virginia

Republican

See Instead:

H.J.Res. 77 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jan 14, 1991

History

Jan 12, 1991
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 12, 1991
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jan 12, 1991
 
Passed Senate

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

S.J.Res. 2 (102nd) was a 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.

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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