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War Powers Resolution Amendments of 1983

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Official Title as Introduced

A bill to amend the War Powers Resolution to require specific authorization before the introduction of any United States Armed Forces into hostilities in El Salvador, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
02/23/1983Introduced in House

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Date
03/03/1983Referred to Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere Affairs.
Action By: Committee on Foreign Affairs
03/03/1983Referred to Subcommittee on International Security and Scientific Affairs.
Action By: Committee on Foreign Affairs
02/23/1983Referred to House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/23/1983Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Foreign Affairs02/23/1983 Referred to
House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on International Security and Scientific Affairs03/03/1983 Referred to
House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere Affairs03/03/1983 Referred to

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Introduced in House (02/23/1983)

War Powers Resolution Amendments of 1983 - Amends the War Powers Resolution to prohibit the use of U.S. armed forces in El Salvador for combat unless: (1) Congress has declared war or enacted specific authorization for such use of U.S. armed forces; (2) the armed forces are necessary to meet a clear and present danger of attack upon the United States; or (3) they are necessary to meet a clear and present danger to U.S. citizens and to evacuate the U.S. citizens. Requires the President to describe in a report to Congress the grounds for sending the troops into El Salvador if they were not sent pursuant to a declaration of war or a specific congressional authorization.