H.Res.922 - Defining presidential wars not declared by Congress under Article I, section 8, clause 11 (Declare War Clause) as impeachable "high crimes and misdemeanors" within the meaning of Article II, section 4 of the Constitution and defining the meanings of war and cobelligerency for purposes of the Declare War Clause and Impeachment provisions.115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3] (Introduced 06/06/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/06/2018 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.922 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/06/2018)
Declares that if the President initiates wars without prior congressional declarations, such action shall constitute impeachable "high crimes and misdemeanors," which shall cause the House of Representatives to vote articles of impeachment.
Prohibits the President from making the United States a co-belligerent in an ongoing war without a congressional declaration.