Senate Joint Resolution 54
115th Congress(2017-2018)
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.
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Passed Senate on Dec 13, 2018
Overview
Text
Introduced
Feb 28, 2018
Latest Action
Dec 19, 2018
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Joint Resolution
Joint Resolution
A form of legislative measure used to propose changes in law, or to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.J.Res. or S.J.Res. Concurrent resolutions and simple resolutions are other types of resolutions. Bill is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
54
Congress
115
Policy Area
International Affairs
International Affairs
Primary focus of measure is matters affecting foreign aid, human rights, international law and organizations; national governance; arms control; diplomacy and foreign officials; alliances and collective security. Measures concerning trade agreements, tariffs, foreign investments, and foreign loans may fall under Foreign Trade and International Finance policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Vermont
New Jersey
Connecticut
Illinois
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Michigan
California
Oregon
Virginia
Wisconsin
Passed
December 13, 2018
Type
Passed Senate
Senate Roll Call Votes
Summary

This joint resolution directs the President to remove U.S. Armed Forces from hostilities in or affecting Yemen, except those engaged in operations directed at Al Qaeda, within 30 days unless: (1) the President requests and Congress authorizes a later date, or (2) a declaration of war or specific authorization for the use of the Armed Forces has been enacted.

Text (3)
December 13, 2018
November 28, 2018
February 28, 2018
Actions (17)
12/19/2018
Held at the desk.
12/19/2018
Received in the House.
12/17/2018
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
12/13/2018
Passed Senate with amendments by Yea-Nay Vote. 56 - 41. Record Vote Number: 266. (text: CR S7565)
12/13/2018
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with amendments by Yea-Nay Vote. 56 - 41. Record Vote Number: 266.(text: CR S7565)
12/13/2018
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S7534-7565)
12/12/2018
By a decision of the Senate the point of order that amendments offered under 50 U.S.C. 1546a be germane to the underlying joint resolution to which they are offered was well taken by Yea-Nay Vote. 96 - 3. Record Vote Number: 262.
12/12/2018
Point of order that amendments offered under 50 U.S.C. 1546a be germane to the underlying joint resolution to which they are offered raised in Senate.
12/12/2018
Measure laid before Senate by motion. (consideration: CR S7482-7503)
12/12/2018
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 60 - 39. Record Vote Number: 261.
11/28/2018
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 682.
11/28/2018
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations discharged by Yea-Nay Vote. 63 - 37. Record Vote Number: 250, pursuant to 50 U.S.C. 1546a.
11/28/2018
Motion to discharge Senate Committee on Foreign Relations made pursuant to 50 U.S.C. 1546a. (consideration: CR S7155-7165)
03/20/2018
Motion to table the motion to discharge Committee on Foreign Relations agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 55 - 44. Record Vote Number: 58. (consideration: CR S1827)
03/20/2018
Motion to discharge Senate Committee on Foreign Relations made. (consideration: CR S1801-1827)
02/28/2018
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
02/28/2018
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Mar 1, 2018 5:41:03 AM
Updated
Dec 15, 2020 5:59:34 PM