A joint resolution to authorize the use of United States Armed Forces against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and its associated forces.
The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for South Carolina. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 3, 2015
Length: 6 pages
Dec 3, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on December 3, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
- See Instead:
S.J.Res. 29 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Jan 21, 2016
Dec 3, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
S.J.Res. 26 (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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