H.R.1229: Repeal of the Authorization for Use of Military Force

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Repeal of the Authorization for Use of Military Force This bill declares that Congress finds that the Authorization for Use of Military Force (P.L. 107-40) has been used to justify an open-ended authorization for the use of military force and such an interpretation is inconsistent with the authority of Congress to declare war and make all laws for executing powers vested by the Constitution in the U.S. government. The bill repeals the...

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Feb. 27, 2017
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Feb. 27, 2017

Introduced in the House by Barbara Lee (D-Calif.)

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