H.CON.RES.55: Directing the President, pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution, to remove United States Armed Forces deployed to Iraq or Syria on or after August 7, 2014, other than Armed Forces required to protect United States diplomatic facilities and

About This Bill

  • Introduced June 4, 2015
  • Latest Major Action June 17, 2015

Bill Summary

Directs the President to remove U.S. Armed Forces deployed to Iraq or Syria on or after August 7, 2014, other than Armed Forces required to protect U.S. diplomatic facilities and personnel, from Iraq and Syria: (1) no later than 30 days after this concurrent resolution is adopted; or (2) if the President determines that it is not safe to remove the Armed Forces before that date, then no later than December 31, 2015, or such earlier date as the...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 9 statements associated with H.CON.RES.55.

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 17, 2015
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
June 17, 2015

On agreeing to the resolution Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 139 - 288, 1 Present (Roll no. 370).

June 17, 2015
The previous question was ordered pursuant to a previous order of the House. (consideration: CR H4470)
June 17, 2015
DEBATE - The House proceeded with two hours of debate on H. Con. Res. 55.
June 17, 2015
Considered pursuant to a previous order. (consideration: CR H4455-4471; text of measure as introduced: CR H4455-4456)
June 17, 2015
Consideration initiated pursuant to a previous order.
June 16, 2015
ORDER OF BUSINESS - Mr. Collins (GA) asked unanimous consent that it be in order at any time to consider H. Con. Res. 55 in the House if called up by the chair of the Committee on Foreign Affairs or his designee; that the concurrent resolution be considered as read; and that the previous question be considered as ordered on the concurrent resolution to adoption without intervening motion or demand for division of the question, except for 2 hours of debate equally divided between the majority and minority. Agreed to without objection.
June 4, 2015
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
June 4, 2015

Introduced in the House by Jim McGovern (D-Mass.)

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