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.

Introduced:

Mar 9, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:

Failed House on Mar 17, 2011

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

Sponsor:

Dennis Kucinich

Representative for Ohio's 10th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 9, 2011
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
3/9/2011--Introduced.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 ... Read more >
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

What is a resolution?

The “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 28” 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 9, 2011
Failed House
Mar 17, 2011
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Details

Cosponsors
12 cosponsors (10D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

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

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