H.J.Res. 27: Authorization for Use of Military Force Against ISIL Resolution

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.

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Overview

Introduced:

Feb 2, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Feb 2, 2015

This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on February 2, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Adam Schiff

Representative for California's 28th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 2, 2015
Length: 5 pages

History

Feb 2, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.J.Res. 27 is 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.

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