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S.J.Res. 59: A joint resolution to authorize the use of military force against the Taliban, al Qaeda, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, and designated associated forces, and to provide an updated, transparent, and sustainable statutory basis for counterterrorism operations.

Sponsor and status

Bob Corker

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Tennessee. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 16, 2018
Length: 20 pages
Introduced:

Apr 16, 2018

Status:

Introduced on Apr 16, 2018

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on April 16, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

History

Apr 16, 2018
 
Introduced

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

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed Senate (House next)

Pending
 
Passed House

Pending
 
Signed by the President

S.J.Res. 59 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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