H.J.Res. 84 (114th): 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.

The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Mar 2, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on March 2, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Scott Perry

Representative for Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district



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Mar 2, 2016

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H.J.Res. 84 (114th) was a joint resolution in the United States Congress.

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This joint resolution was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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