S.J.Res. 166 (98th): Multinational Force in Lebanon Resolution


Sep 20, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on September 23, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Howard Baker Jr.

Senator from Tennessee


See Instead:

H.J.Res. 364 (same title)
Passed House — Sep 28, 1983

S.J.Res. 159 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 12, 1983

About the resolution

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

9/20/1983--Introduced.Multinational Force in Lebanon Resolution - Authorizes the President, for purposes of the War Powers Resolution, to continue the participation by U.S. armed forces in the Multinational Force in Lebanon, ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 20, 1983

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Sep 23, 1983
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This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 166”). 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.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills
H.J.Res. 364 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 28, 1983

S.J.Res. 159 (Related)
Multinational Force in Lebanon Resolution

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 12, 1983

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