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May 5, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000
This resolution was introduced on May 5, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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Last Updated: May 5, 1999
Length: 6 pages
Authorizing the use of United States Armed Forces against the regime in power in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia to meet certain objectives.
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This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 51”). 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.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.J.Res. 51 — 106th Congress: Authorization for Use of Military Force Against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Resolution. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hjres51
“H.J.Res. 51 — 106th Congress: Authorization for Use of Military Force Against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Resolution.” www.GovTrack.us. 1999. February 8, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hjres51>
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