H.J.Res.62 - Declaring a state of war between the United States and international terrorists and their sponsors.107th Congress (2001-2002)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Barr, Bob [R-GA-7] (Introduced 09/13/2001)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||09/13/2001 Referred to the House Committee on International Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.J.Res.62 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Declares that a state of war exists between the United States and: (1) any entity that committed acts of international terrorism against the United States on September 11, 2001, or that commits such acts thereafter; and (2) any country or entity that has provided or provides support or protection for any such entity.
Introduced in House (09/13/2001)
Authorizes and directs the President to employ the entire naval and military forces of the United States and the resources of the U.S. Government to carry on war against such entities and countries. Pledges all such resources to bring the conflict to a successful termination.