S.J.Res. 18 (112th): A joint resolution prohibiting the deployment, establishment, or maintenance of a presence of units and members of the United States Armed Forces on the ground in Libya, and for other purposes.


Jun 8, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 8, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jim Webb
Senator from Virginia


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Last Updated: Jun 8, 2011
Length: 8 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
6/8/2011--Introduced.States that:(1) the U.S. Armed Forces shall be used exclusively to defend and advance U.S. national security interests;(2) the President has failed to provide Congress with a compelling security rationale ...

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Related Bills
H.Res. 292 (Related)
Declaring that the President shall not deploy, establish, or maintain the presence of units ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jun 3, 2011

What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 18” 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.


Jun 8, 2011


2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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