H. J. RES. 14
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 12, 2007
Mr. Jones of North Carolina introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs
Concerning the use of military force by the United States against Iran.
Requirements concerning the use of military force against Iran
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.
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.