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


Sep 14, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Enacted as S.J.Res. 23 (companion bill)

Richard Armey

Representative for Texas's 26th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 14, 2001
Length: 3 pages

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

About the resolution

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

9/14/2001--Passed House without amendment.Authorization for Use of Military Force - Authorizes the President to use all necessary and appropriate force against those nations, organizations, or persons he determines planned, authorized, ... Read more >

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Sep 14, 2001

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Sep 14, 2001
Passed House

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This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 64”). 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.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Sep 14, 2001 11:17 p.m.
Passed 420/1

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