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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.
- What is a resolution?
The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 166” 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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Civic Impulse. (2015). S.J.Res. 166 — 98th Congress: Multinational Force in Lebanon Resolution. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/98/sjres166
“S.J.Res. 166 — 98th Congress: Multinational Force in Lebanon Resolution.” www.GovTrack.us. 1983. May 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/98/sjres166>
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