Senate Joint Resolution 7
116th Congress(2019-2020)
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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Amendments
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Veto Override Failed Senate on May 2, 2019
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jan 30, 2019
Latest Action
May 2, 2019
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
7
Congress
116
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
Minnesota
Oregon
California
Virginia
Wisconsin
Failed
May 2, 2019
Type
Failed Of Passage Over Veto
Senate Roll Call Votes
Summary

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 activites 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.

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Amendments (7)
Displaying only amendments with a detailed public record (3)
Mar 13, 2019
Agreed to in Senate
2
Sponsorship
Senate Amendment 195
To provide a rule of construction regarding intelligence sharing.
Agreed To
Mar 13, 2019
Submitted in Senate
2
Sponsorship
Senate Amendment 194
To provide an exception for supporting efforts to defend against ballistic missile, cruise missile, and unmanned aerial vehicle threats to civilian population centers in coalition countries, including locations where citizens and nationals of the United States reside.
Submitted
Mar 13, 2019
Agreed to in Senate
1
Sponsorship
Senate Amendment 193
To provide that nothing in the joint resolution may be construed as authorizing the use of military force.
Agreed To
Public Record
Created
Jan 31, 2019 5:40:15 AM
Updated
Mar 8, 2021 12:26:11 PM