Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Vermont. Independent.
Last Updated: Dec 13, 2018
Length: 6 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on December 13, 2018 but was never passed by the House.
18 Cosponsors (17 Democrats, 1 Republican)
What legislators are saying
“Senate Will Vote on Sanders' Yemen Resolution Tomorrow”
— Sen. Bernard “Bernie” Sanders [I-VT] (Sponsor) on Dec 11, 2018
“Sen. Moran Votes to End American Involvement in War in Yemen”
— Sen. Jerry Moran [R-KS] on Dec 13, 2018
Feb 28, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Nov 28, 2018
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.
Dec 13, 2018
Passed Senate (House next)
The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.
May 2, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Senate Override Failed
This activity took place on a related bill, S.J.Res. 7 (116th).
S.J.Res. 54 (115th) 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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number S.J.Res. 54. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A joint resolution to direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress, S.J. Res. 54, 115th Cong. (2018).
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