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.

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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


Sep 14, 2001

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Sep 14, 2001
Passed House

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H.J.Res. 64 (107th) was a joint resolution in the United States Congress.

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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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