H. R. 198
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 4, 2013
Ms. Lee of California (for herself, Mr. Conyers, Mr. Ellison, Mr. Grijalva, and Ms. Edwards) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs
To repeal Public Law 107–40.
This Act may be cited as the
Repeal of the Authorization for Use of
Congress finds that the Authorization for Use of Military Force (Public Law 107–40; 50 U.S.C. 1541 note), signed into law on September 18, 2001, has been used to justify a broad and open-ended authorization for the use of military force and such an interpretation is inconsistent with the authority of Congress to declare war and make all laws for executing powers vested by the Constitution in the Government of the United States.
Repeal of Public Law 107–40