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S.J.Res. 54: 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.

Sponsor and status

Bernard “Bernie” Sanders

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Vermont. Independent.

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Last Updated: Feb 28, 2018
Length: 4 pages

Feb 28, 2018


Introduced on Feb 28, 2018

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 28, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Feb 28, 2018

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Ordered Reported

Passed Senate (House next)

Passed House

Signed by the President

S.J.Res. 54 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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