H.J.Res. 77: War Powers Amendments of 2015

Introduced:

Dec 15, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Dec 15, 2015

This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on December 15, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Peter DeFazio

Representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 15, 2015
Length: 31 pages

Prognosis:

2% chance of being enacted or passed (details)

About the resolution

Full Title

To amend the War Powers Resolution.

The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Dec 15, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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