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S.Con.Res. 21 (106th): Kosovo resolution

A concurrent resolution authorizing the President of the United States to conduct military air operations and missile strikes against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro).

The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Joseph Biden

Sponsor. Senator for Delaware. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 23, 1999
Length: 1 page
Mar 23, 1999
106th Congress (1999–2000)

Passed Senate, Failed House on Apr 28, 1999

After passing in the Senate, this resolution failed in the House on April 28, 1999.


9 Cosponsors (5 Democrats, 4 Republicans)



Mar 23, 1999

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Mar 23, 1999
Passed Senate (House next)

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Apr 28, 1999
Failed House

A vote on the resolution failed in the House. The resolution is now dead.

S.Con.Res. 21 (106th) was a concurrent resolution in the United States Congress.

A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number S.Con.Res. 21. This is the one from the 106th Congress.

This concurrent 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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