H.Con.Res. 107 (112th): Expressing the sense of Congress that the use of offensive military force by a President without prior and clear authorization of an Act of Congress constitutes an impeachable high crime and misdemeanor under Article II, section 4 of the Constitution.

Introduced:

Mar 7, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on March 7, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Walter Jones Jr.
Representative for North Carolina's 3rd congressional district
Republican

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Last Updated: Mar 7, 2012
Length: 2 pages

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Summary (CRS)
3/7/2012--Introduced.Expresses the sense of Congress that, except in response to an actual or imminent attack against the United States, the use of offensive military force by a President without prior ...

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What is a resolution?

The “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 107” means this is a House concurrent resolution in the United States Congress. A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Mar 7, 2012

Details

Cosponsors
13 cosponsors (10R, 3D) (show)
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