S.J.Res. 29 (114th): 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.

Overview

Introduced:

Jan 20, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 21, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jan 21, 2016
 
Ordered Reported

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

S.J.Res. 29 (114th) was 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.

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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