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



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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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

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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.

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.

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