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

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
5/23/2011--Introduced.Declares that, as it pertains to the continuing armed engagement of the U.S. Armed Forces against the government of Libya, the President has exceeded the statutory time limits in the ... Read more >
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

What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 14” means this is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress. 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
May 23, 2011
Reported by Committee
May 24, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
none
Votes

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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