S.J.Res. 159 (98th): Multinational Force in Lebanon Resolution
Sep 12, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984
Enacted — Signed by the President
on Oct 12, 1983
This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on October 12, 1983.
Charles Mathias Jr.
Senator from Maryland
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Last Updated: Oct 12, 1983
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A joint resolution 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.
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The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 159” means this is a Senate 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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