S.J.Res. 46 (107th): Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against Iraq


Oct 2, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on October 3, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Joseph Lieberman

Senator from Connecticut



Read Text »
Last Updated: Oct 3, 2002
Length: 12 pages

About the resolution

Full Title

A joint resolution to authorize the use of United States Armed Forces against Iraq.

Summary (CRS)

Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against Iraq - Expresses support for the President's efforts to:(1) strictly enforce through the United Nations Security Council all relevant Security Council resolutions ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 2, 2002

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 3, 2002
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 46”). 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.


16 cosponsors (9R, 7D) (show)

There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Links & tools

Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

GovTrack gets most information from THOMAS, which is updated generally one day after events occur. Activity since the last update may not be reflected here. Data comes via the congress project.


Click a format for a citation suggestion: