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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Last Updated: May 5, 1999
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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.

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The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 51” means this is a House 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.

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May 5, 1999


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