H.J.Res.41 - Requiring the advice and consent of the Senate or an Act of Congress to suspend, terminate, or withdraw the United States from the North Atlantic Treaty and authorizing related litigation, and for other purposes.116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7] (Introduced 02/04/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs; Rules|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/04/2019 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Rules, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.J.Res.41 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/04/2019)
This joint resolution requires either the advice and consent of the Senate or an act of Congress before the President may suspend, or withdraw the United States from, the North Atlantic Treaty. No funds shall be authorized or appropriated to support any efforts to withdraw from the treaty without the Senate's approval by a two-thirds vote or an act of Congress.
The President shall notify Congress in writing of any effort to suspend or withdraw from the treaty no later than 48 hours after such action.
This joint resolution also authorizes the Senate Legal Counsel and the General Counsel of the House of Representatives to represent Congress in judicial proceedings related to actions that are inconsistent with this resolution.