S.J.Res. 31: Authorization for Use of Military Force Against al-Qaeda, the Taliban, and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria

A joint resolution to authorize the use of United States Armed Forces against al-Qaeda, the Taliban, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, successor organizations, and associated forces.

The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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Overview

Introduced:

Mar 2, 2017

Status:

Referred to Committee on Mar 2, 2017

This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on March 2, 2017, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Todd Young

Junior Senator from Indiana

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 2, 2017
Length: 8 pages

History

Mar 2, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Ordered Reported by Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S.J.Res. 31 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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