S.J.Res.7 - A joint resolution to direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress.116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT] (Introduced 01/30/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/02/2019 Failed of passage in Senate over veto by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 45. Record Vote Number: 94. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There have been 5 roll call votes|
This bill has the status Failed to pass over veto
Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:
- Passed Senate
- Passed House
- To President
- Vetoed by President
- Failed to pass over veto
Summary: S.J.Res.7 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate (03/13/2019)
This joint resolution directs the President to remove U.S. Armed Forces from hostilities in or affecting Yemen within 30 days unless Congress authorizes a later withdrawal date, issues a declaration of war, or specifically authorizes the use of the Armed Forces. Prohibited activities include providing in-flight fueling for non-U.S. aircraft conducting missions as part of the conflict in Yemen. This joint resolution shall not affect any military operations directed at Al Qaeda.
The President must submit to Congress, within 90 days, reports assessing the risks that would be posed (1) if the United States were to cease supporting operations with respect to the conflict in Yemen, and (2) if Saudi Arabia were to cease sharing Yemen-related intelligence with the United States.