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H.J.Res. 42 (106th): War Powers Amendments of 1999

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To amend the War Powers Resolution.

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Sponsor and status

Peter DeFazio

Sponsor. Representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 24, 1999
Length: 31 pages
Mar 24, 1999
106th Congress (1999–2000)
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on March 24, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


4 Cosponsors (2 Democrats, 1 Republican, 1 Independent)



Mar 24, 1999

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H.J.Res. 42 (106th) 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.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.J.Res. 42. This is the one from the 106th Congress.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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