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

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

Overview

Introduced:

Sep 14, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 18, 2001

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

Law:

Pub.L. 107-40

Sponsor:

Thomas “Tom” Daschle

Senator from South Dakota

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 18, 2001
Length: 2 pages

History

Sep 14, 2001
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 14, 2001
 
Passed Senate

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

Sep 14, 2001
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 18, 2001
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S.J.Res. 23 (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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