S.J.Res. 54 (105th): A joint resolution finding the Government of Iraq in unacceptable and material breach of its international obligations.


Jun 25, 1998
105th Congress, 1997–1998


Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 14, 1998

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on August 14, 1998.


Pub.L. 105-235


Trent Lott

Senator from Mississippi



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Last Updated: Aug 3, 1998
Length: 4 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
7/31/1998--Passed Senate amended.Declares that the Government of Iraq is in material and unacceptable breach of its international obligations. Urges the President to take appropriate action under U.S. law to bring ... Read more >
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 125 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 21, 1998

What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 54” means this is a Senate 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.


Jun 25, 1998
Reported by Committee
Jul 23, 1998
Passed Senate
Jul 31, 1998
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House
Aug 3, 1998
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 14, 1998


6 cosponsors (5R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

Suspend the rules and pass
Aug 3, 1998 6:53 p.m.
Passed 407/6

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