S.J.Res. 26: Authorization for Use of Military Force Against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and its Associated Forces


Dec 3, 2015


Referred to Committee on Dec 3, 2015

This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on December 3, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Lindsey Graham

Senior Senator from South Carolina



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Last Updated: Dec 3, 2015
Length: 6 pages


2% chance of being enacted or passed (details)

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S.J.Res. 29 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Jan 21, 2016

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Full Title

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.

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Dec 3, 2015

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