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Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Authorization for Use of Military Force Against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and its Associated Forces

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To authorize the use of United States Armed Forces against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and its associated forces.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
01/11/2016 Introduced in House

All Actions (2)

Date
01/11/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/11/2016 Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (0)

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House Foreign Affairs01/11/2016 Referred to

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Subjects (9)

  • Conflicts and wars
  • Congressional oversight
  • Iraq
  • Middle East
  • Military operations and strategy
  • Syria
  • Terrorism
  • War and emergency powers

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Introduced in House (01/11/2016)

Authorization for Use of Military Force Against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and its Associated Forces

Authorizes the President to use all necessary and appropriate force to defend U.S. national security against the threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), its associated forces, organizations, and persons, and any successor organizations.

States that: (1) Congress declares that this joint resolution is intended to constitute specific statutory authorization within the meaning of section 5(b) of the War Powers Resolution, and (2) nothing in this joint resolution supersedes any requirement of the War Powers Resolution.

Directs the President to report to Congress at least every 60 days on matters relevant to this concurrent resolution.