H.J.Res. 14 (110th): Concerning the use of military force by the United States against Iran.

110th Congress, 2007–2009. Text as of Jan 12, 2007 (Introduced).

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110th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. J. RES. 14

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 12, 2007

introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs

JOINT RESOLUTION

Concerning the use of military force by the United States against Iran.

1.

Requirements concerning the use of military force against Iran

(a)

Rule of construction

No provision of law enacted before the date of the enactment of this joint resolution shall be construed to authorize the use of military force by the United States against Iran.

(b)

Requirements

Absent a national emergency created by attack by Iran, or a demonstrably imminent attack by Iran, upon the United States, its territories or possessions or its armed forces, the President shall consult with Congress, and receive specific authorization pursuant to law from Congress, prior to initiating any use of military force against Iran.