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

Introduced:

Sep 20, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Howard Baker Jr.

Senator from Tennessee

Republican

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.

The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Sep 20, 1983
 
Introduced

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Sep 23, 1983
 
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