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


Sep 14, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002


Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 18, 2001

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


Pub.L. 107-40


Thomas “Tom” Daschle

Senator from South Dakota



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Last Updated: Sep 18, 2001
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

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.

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 64 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 14, 2001

What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 23” means this is a Senate 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.


Sep 14, 2001
Passed Senate
Sep 14, 2001
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Passed House
Sep 14, 2001
Vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Sep 18, 2001


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
On the Joint Resolution
Sep 14, 2001 10:44 a.m.
Joint Resolution Passed 98/0

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