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


Jan 20, 2016


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.


Mitch McConnell

Senior Senator from Kentucky



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Last Updated: Jan 21, 2016
Length: 8 pages


42% chance of being enacted or passed (details)

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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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Jan 20, 2016

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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.

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Signed by the President

This page is about a 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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