S.J.Res. 23 (107th): Authorization for Use of Military Force

Introduced:
Sep 14, 2001 (107th Congress, 2001–2002)
Status:
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 107-40.
Sponsor
Thomas “Tom” Daschle
Senator from South Dakota
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Sep 18, 2001
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 64 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 14, 2001

 
Status

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on September 18, 2001.

Progress
Introduced Sep 14, 2001
Passed Senate Sep 14, 2001
Passed House Sep 14, 2001
Signed by the President Sep 18, 2001
 
Full Title

A joint resolution to authorize the use of United States Armed Forces against those responsible for the recent attacks launched against the United States.

Summary

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Votes
On the Joint Resolution
Sep 14, 2001 10:44 a.m.
Joint Resolution Passed 98/0

Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
 
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Notes

S.J.Res. stands for Senate joint resolution.

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.

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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, committed, or aided the terrorist attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001, or harbored such organizations or persons, in order to prevent any future acts of international terrorism against the United States by such nations, organizations, or persons.States that this Act is intended to constitute specific statutory authorization within the meaning of the War Powers Resolution.

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