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

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


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
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Mar 2, 2016

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H.J.Res. 84 is a joint resolution in the United States Congress.

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