H.Con.Res. 28 (112th): Directing the President, pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution, to remove the United States Armed Forces from Afghanistan.

Mar 09, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Failed House on Mar 17, 2011

This resolution failed in the House on March 17, 2011.

Mar 09, 2011
Failed House
Mar 17, 2011
Dennis Kucinich
Representative for Ohio's 10th congressional district
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Last Updated
Mar 09, 2011
2 pages
Related Bills
H.Con.Res. 248 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Failed House
Mar 10, 2010

H.J.Res. 49 (Related)
Constitutional Alternative to the War Powers Afghanistan Withdrawal Resolution

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 15, 2011


No summaries available.

Mar 17, 2011 3:30 p.m.
Failed 93/321

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H.Con.Res. stands for House concurrent resolution.

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Directs the President, pursuant to the War Powers Resolution, to remove the U.S. Armed Forces from Afghanistan: (1) by no later than 30 days after this resolution is adopted; or (2) if the President determines that it is not safe to remove them by such date, by no later than December 31, 2011, or such earlier date that the President determines that they can be safely removed.

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