To authorize the use of United States Armed Forces against the terrorist organization Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant ("ISIL").
The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor. Representative for California's 28th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 2, 2015
Length: 5 pages
Feb 2, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on February 2, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Sep 16, 2014
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 125 (113th).
Feb 2, 2015
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H.J.Res. 27 (114th) was a joint resolution in the United States Congress.
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This joint resolution was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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