Summary: H.R.5415 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/08/2014)

Authorization for Use of Military Force against International Terrorism Act - Authorizes the President, with the close coordination of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and regional allies, to use all necessary force against those countries, organizations, or persons associated with or supporting terrorist groups (including al Qaeda and its regional affiliates, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, al Shabaab, Boko Haram, and any other related regional terrorist groups) in order to eliminate all such terrorist groups and prevent future acts of international terrorism by them against the United States or its allies.

Declares that this Act is intended to constitute specific statutory authorization pursuant to section 5(b) of the War Powers Resolution.