H.Res.411 - 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.116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI-2] (Introduced 05/30/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/26/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.411 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/30/2019)
This resolution 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.
In addition, the resolution prohibits the President from making the United States a co-belligerent in an ongoing war without a congressional declaration.