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.

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Jun 16, 2015


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.


Justin Amash

Representative for Michigan's 3rd congressional district



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Jun 16, 2015

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H.J.Res. 57 is a joint resolution in the United States Congress.

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