H.J.Res. 114 (107th): Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002

To authorize the use of United States Armed Forces against Iraq.

Overview

Introduced:

Oct 2, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 16, 2002

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on October 16, 2002.

Law:

Pub.L. 107-243

Sponsor:

Dennis “Denny” Hastert

Representative for Illinois's 14th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 18, 2002
Length: 5 pages

History

Oct 2, 2002
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 3, 2002
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Oct 10, 2002
 
Passed House

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

Oct 11, 2002
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Oct 16, 2002
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.J.Res. 114 (107th) 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.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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