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Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Islamist Extremism

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Official Title as Introduced

To authorize the use of United States Armed Forces against organizations that support Islamist extremism, and for other purposes.


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Date
03/02/2016Introduced in House

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Date
03/02/2016Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/02/2016Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (2)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Salmon, Matt [R-AZ-5]* 03/02/2016
Rep. Lummis, Cynthia M. [R-WY-At Large] 03/21/2016

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House Foreign Affairs03/02/2016 Referred to

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Introduced in House (03/02/2016)

Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Islamist Extremism

This joint resolution authorizes the President to use the Armed Forces against the Islamic State, Al-Qaeda, Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, Al Shabab, Boko Haram, Al-Nusrah Front, the Haqqani-Network, the Taliban, Houthi's, Khorasan Group, Hamas, Hezbollah, and any substantial supporters, associated forces, or closely related successor entities.

The President may add an organization if: (1) the President determines that the organization supports Islamist extremism and submits to Congress the organization's name and supporting documents, and (2) Congress enacts a joint resolution providing for the use of the Armed Forces against the organization.

This joint resolution is intended to constitute specific statutory authorization pursuant to section 5(b) of the War Powers Resolution. Nothing in this joint resolution supersedes any requirement of the War Powers Resolution.

The following provisions of law are repealed:

  • The Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002, and
  • The Authorization for Use of Military Force.