H.J.Res. 57: Constitutional Alternative to the War Powers Iraq and Syria Withdrawal Resolution

Directing the President to remove United States Armed Forces deployed to Iraq or Syria on or after August 7, 2014, other than Armed Forces required to protect United States diplomatic facilities and personnel, from Iraq and Syria.

The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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Overview

Introduced:

Jun 16, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Jun 16, 2015

This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on June 16, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Justin Amash

Representative for Michigan's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 16, 2015
Length: 2 pages

History

Jun 16, 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. 57 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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