H.R. 3709 (112th): War Powers Reform Act

Introduced:

Dec 16, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 16, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Christopher Gibson

Representative for New York's 20th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2011
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the War Powers Resolution to limit the use of funds for introduction of the Armed Forces into hostilities, and for other purposes.

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History

Dec 16, 2011
 
Introduced

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29 cosponsors (27R, 2D) (show)
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Votes

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Related Bills

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H.R. 383 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 23, 2013

H.R. 1609 (Related)
War Powers Reform Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 15, 2011

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