H.Con.Res. 57 (112th): Expressing the sense of Congress that the President is in violation of the War Powers Resolution regarding the use of United States Armed Forces in Libya, and for other purposes.

Introduced:
Jun 01, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Thomas Rooney
Representative for Florida's 16th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jun 01, 2011
Length
2 pages
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Failed House
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Status

This resolution was introduced on June 1, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jun 01, 2011
Referred to Committee Jun 01, 2011
 
 
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H.Con.Res. stands for House concurrent resolution.

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6/1/2011--Introduced.
Expresses the sense of Congress that the President is in violation of the War Powers Resolution regarding the use of U.S. Armed Forces in Libya and, if the President does not obtain congressional authorization by June 19, 2011, the President should remove the Armed Forces from Libya and the region as soon as practicable after such date.

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