About the bill
The Iraq Liberation Act of 1998 is a United States Congressional statement of policy stating that "It should be the policy of the United States to support efforts to remove the regime headed by Saddam Hussein from power in Iraq..." It was signed into law by President Bill Clinton, and states that it is the policy of the United States to support democratic movements within Iraq. The Act was cited in October 2002 to argue for the authorization of military force against the Iraqi government.
The bill was sponsored by ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 20th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Oct 7, 1998
Length: 4 pages
Sep 29, 1998
105th Congress, 1997–1998
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 31, 1998
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 31, 1998.
H.R. 4655 (105th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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