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H.R. 2456 (116th): To repeal the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002.

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Barbara Lee

Sponsor. Representative for California's 13th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 1, 2019
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May 1, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 1, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


138 Cosponsors (135 Democrats, 2 Republicans, 1 Libertarian)


Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Donald Trump [R, 2017-2021]: H.R. 2456 (House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 550) – Repeal of the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq of 2002 (Jan 27, 2020)

What legislators are saying

House Will Vote on Lee & Khanna Iran Bills the Week of January 27
    — Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA13] (Sponsor) on Jan 14, 2020

Engel Applauds House Action to Stop Unauthorized Wars
    — Rep. Eliot Engel [D-NY16, 2013-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 30, 2020

Cole: This sends the wrong message to Iran
    — Rep. Tom Cole [R-OK4] on Jan 30, 2020

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May 1, 2019

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

H.R. 2456 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2456. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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