H.J.Res. 64 (107th): Authorization for Use of Military Force

To authorize the use of United States Armed Forces against those responsible for the recent attacks launched against the United States.

The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Sep 14, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Status:
Passed House (Senate next) (Enacted Via Other Measures)

This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 14, 2001 but was never passed by the Senate. But provisions of this resolution were incorporated into other resolutions which were enacted.

Sponsor:

Richard Armey

Representative for Texas's 26th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 14, 2001
Length: 3 pages

See Instead:

S.J.Res. 23 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Sep 18, 2001

History

Sep 14, 2001
 
Introduced

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Sep 14, 2001
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

H.J.Res. 64 (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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