Senate Joint Resolution 68
116th Congress(2019-2020)
A joint resolution to direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities against the Islamic Republic of Iran that have not been authorized by Congress.
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Veto Override Failed Senate on May 7, 2020
Overview
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Introduced
Jan 9, 2020
Latest Action
May 7, 2020
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
68
Congress
116
Policy Area
International Affairs
International Affairs
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Sponsorship by Party
Virginia
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Connecticut
Delaware
Illinois
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Maryland
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
California
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New Jersey
New Mexico
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
Virginia
Alabama
Washington
Wisconsin
Failed
May 7, 2020
Type
Failed Of Passage Over Veto
Senate Roll Call Votes
Summary

This joint resolution directs the President to terminate the use of U.S. Armed Forces for hostilities against Iran unless explicitly authorized by a congressional declaration of war or a specific authorization for use of military force against Iran.

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Created
Jan 10, 2020 5:27:11 AM
Updated
Mar 8, 2021 12:26:11 PM