Passed House & Senate — Feb 10, 2016
Last Action: On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to without objection.
Explanation: This bill was passed by Congress on February 10, 2016 and goes to the President next.
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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.
Senator from South Dakota
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Last Updated: Sep 18, 2001
Length: 2 pages
A joint resolution to authorize the use of United States Armed Forces against those responsible for the recent attacks launched against the United States.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.
Companion Bill — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 64 (107th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S.J.Res. 23 (107th).
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.
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 23”). 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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Civic Impulse. (2016). S.J.Res. 23 — 107th Congress: Authorization for Use of Military Force. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/sjres23
“S.J.Res. 23 — 107th Congress: Authorization for Use of Military Force.” www.GovTrack.us. 2001. February 11, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/sjres23>
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