H.J.Res. 84: Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Islamist Extremism


Mar 2, 2016


Referred to Committee on Mar 2, 2016

This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on March 2, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Scott Perry

Representative for Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 2, 2016
Length: 3 pages


31% chance of being enacted or passed (details)

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To authorize the use of United States Armed Forces against organizations that support Islamist extremism, and for other purposes.

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Mar 2, 2016

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