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H.R. 7500: Limit on the Expansion of the Authorization for Use of Military Force Act

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To limit further expansion of the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Anthony Brown

Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 9, 2020
Length: 2 pages
Jul 9, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Jul 9, 2020

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What legislators are saying

Broad Array of Foreign Policy, National Security Groups Come Out In Support of Bipartisan Bill to Restore Congressional War Powers
    — Rep. Anthony Brown [D-MD4] (Sponsor) on Jul 17, 2020

Crow, Bipartisan Coalition of Lawmakers Introduces Legislation to Restore Congressional War Powers
    — Rep. Jason Crow [D-CO6] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 13, 2020

Bipartisan Coalition of Lawmakers Introduce Legislation to Restore Congressional War Powers
    — Rep. Tom Cole [R-OK4] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 10, 2020

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Jul 9, 2020

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