A joint resolution to authorize the use of United States Armed Forces against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant.
The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Virginia. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 17, 2014
Length: 5 pages
What legislators are saying
“Heinrich: Congress Should Limit Authorization For Use Of Military Force Against ISIL”
— Sen. Martin Heinrich [D-NM] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 18, 2014
Sep 17, 2014
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S.J.Res. 44 (113th) was a 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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number S.J.Res. 44. This is the one from the 113th Congress.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Authorization for Use of Military Force against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, S.J. Res. 44, 113th Cong. (2014).
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