H.Res. 318 (98th): A resolution providing for the consideration of the bill (H. J. Res. 364) providing statutory authorization under the War Powers Resolution for continued United States participation in the multinational peacekeeping force in Lebanon in order to obtain withdrawal of all foreign forces from Lebanon.


Sep 27, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on September 27, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


David Bonior

Representative for Michigan's 12th congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

9/27/1983--Introduced.Sets forth the rule for the consideration of H.J. Res. 364 (U.S. armed forces in Lebanon). Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 27, 1983

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 318”). A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.


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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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Passed House
Last Action: Sep 28, 1983

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