Summary: H.J.Res.62 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/10/1991)

Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution - Authorizes the President to use U.S. armed forces pursuant to United Nations Security Council Resolution 678 to achieve the implementation of specified other Security Council resolutions concerning Iraq's aggression against Kuwait.

Requires the President, prior to exercising such authority, to make available to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate his determination that: (1) the United States has used all appropriate diplomatic and other peaceful means to obtain compliance by Iraq with such resolutions; and (2) those efforts have not been and would not be successful in obtaining such compliance.

Declares that this Act grants specific statutory authorization to use such forces pursuant to the War Powers Act.

Requires the President, at least every 60 days, to submit to the Congress a summary on the status of efforts to obtain compliance by Iraq with such resolutions.