Text: H.Con.Res.57 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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112th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. CON. RES. 57

Expressing the sense of Congress that the President is in violation of the War Powers Resolution regarding the use of United States Armed Forces in Libya, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 1, 2011

Mr. Rooney (for himself, Mr. Miller of Florida, Mr. Nugent, Mr. Ross of Florida, Mr. Cole, Mr. Sensenbrenner, Mr. West, Mr. Coffman of Colorado, Mr. Shuster, Mr. Issa, Mr. LaTourette, Mr. Hunter, Mr. Camp, and Mr. Westmoreland) submitted the following concurrent resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs


CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

Expressing the sense of Congress that the President is in violation of the War Powers Resolution regarding the use of United States Armed Forces in Libya, and for other purposes.

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That the President is in violation of the War Powers Resolution regarding the use of United States Armed Forces in Libya and, if the President does not obtain congressional authorization for the use of the Armed Forces in Libya by June 19, 2011, the President should remove the Armed Forces from Libya and the region as soon as practicable after such date.