S.J.Res. 29: Authorization for Use of Military Force Against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and its Associated Forces

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.

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 20, 2016

Status:

Reported by Committee on Jan 21, 2016

The committees assigned to this resolution sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on January 21, 2016.

Sponsor:

Mitch McConnell

Senior Senator from Kentucky

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 21, 2016
Length: 8 pages

History

Jan 20, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 21, 2016
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S.J.Res. 29 is a joint resolution in the United States Congress.

A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.

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