H.J.Res. 51 (106th): Authorization for Use of Military Force Against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Resolution


May 5, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on May 5, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Herbert Bateman

Representative for Virginia's 1st congressional district



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About the resolution

Full Title

Authorizing the use of United States Armed Forces against the regime in power in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia to meet certain objectives.

Summary (CRS)

5/5/1999--Introduced.Authorization for Use of Military Force Against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Resolution - Authorizes the President to use U.S. armed forces in conjunction with the military forces of the ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 5, 1999

This is the first step in the legislative process.

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.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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