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

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A joint resolution 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
01/20/2016 Introduced in Senate

All Actions (2)

Date
01/21/2016 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 352.
Action By: Senate
01/20/2016 Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time. (text of measure as introduced: CR S133-134)
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (5)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Graham, Lindsey [R-SC]* 01/20/2016
Sen. Coats, Daniel [R-IN]* 01/20/2016
Sen. Hatch, Orrin G. [R-UT]* 01/20/2016
Sen. Ernst, Joni [R-IA]* 01/20/2016
Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL] 01/27/2016

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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 Senate (01/20/2016)

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

This joint resolution 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.

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.

Nothing in this joint resolution supersedes any requirement of the War Powers Resolution.

The President shall report to Congress at least every 60 days on matters relevant to this joint resolution.