H.Con.Res. 51 (112th): Directing the President, pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution, to remove the United States Armed Forces from Libya.


May 23, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Failed House on Jun 3, 2011

This resolution failed in the House on June 3, 2011.


Dennis Kucinich

Representative for Ohio's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 23, 2011
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

5/23/2011--Introduced.Directs the President, pursuant to the War Powers Resolution, to remove U.S. Armed Forces from Libya within 15 days after the adoption of this resolution. Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 23, 2011

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Jun 3, 2011
Failed House

A vote on the resolution failed in the House. The resolution is now dead.

This is a House concurrent resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 51”). 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.


11 cosponsors (6D, 5R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Jun 3, 2011 1:47 p.m.
Failed 148/265

Related Bills
H.Res. 294 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jun 3, 2011

H.Con.Res. 57 (Related)
Expressing the sense of Congress that the President is in violation of the War ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 1, 2011

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