S.J.Res. 14 (112th): A joint resolution declaring that the President has exceeded his authority under the War Powers Resolution as it pertains to the ongoing military engagement in Libya.

Introduced:

May 23, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on May 24, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Rand Paul

Junior Senator from Kentucky

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 24, 2011
Length: 6 pages

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History

May 23, 2011
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 24, 2011
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.

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none
Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
S.J.Res. 16 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 25, 2011

H.Con.Res. 53 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 24, 2011

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