S.J.RES.7: 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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May 4, 2019 4th
March 17, 2019 8th

Bill 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 activities 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...

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Statement of Administration Policy

The administration strongly opposes this legislation and has recommended the president veto it.

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 25 statements associated with S.J.RES.7.

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 2
Failed of passage in Senate over veto by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 45. Record Vote Number: 94.
May 2
Veto Message considered in Senate.
April 29
Veto message received in Senate. Ordered held at the desk.
April 16

Vetoed by President.

April 16
Presented to President.
April 4
Pursuant to clause 1(c) of rule 19, the House resumed consideration of S.J.Res. 7.
April 4
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on S.J. Res 7, the Chair postponed proceedings pursuant to clause 1(c) of rule 19.
April 4
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
April 4
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on S.J. Res. 7.
April 4
Rule provides for consideration of S.J. Res. 7 and H. Res. 271. Rule provides for the previous question to be considered as ordered without intervening motions for both measures except for one hour of debate; one motion to recommit S.J. Res. 7 is allowed. It shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of April 4, 2019 for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules.
April 4
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 274. (CR H3075-3080, H3081-3083)
April 4
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 274. (consideration: CR H3075-3080)
April 4
Mr. McCaul moved to commit with instructions to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. (text: CR H3081)
April 4
Pursuant to clause 1(c) of rule 19, the House resumed consideration of S.J.Res. 7. (consideration: CR H3081-3083)
April 4
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 274. (CR H3075-3080)
April 4
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
April 4

On passage Passed by recorded vote: 247 - 175, 1 Present (Roll no. 153). (text: CR H3075-3076)

April 4

On motion to commit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 194 - 228, 1 Present (Roll no. 152).

April 4
The previous question on the motion to commit with instructions was ordered without objection.
April 4
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McCaul motion to commit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to report to the House an amendment adding a new paragraph after section 1 pertaining to the national security interest of the United States to condemn and oppose the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement targeting Israel, including efforts to target United States companies that are engaged in commercial activities that are legal under United States law.
April 4
Mr. McCaul moved to commit with instructions to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. (consideration: CR H3081-3083; text: CR H3081)
April 1
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 274 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of S.J. Res. 7 and H. Res. 271. Rule provides for the previous question to be considered as ordered without intervening motions for both measures except for one hour of debate; one motion to recommit S.J. Res. 7 is allowed. It shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of April 4, 2019 for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules.
March 18
Held at the desk.
March 18
Received in the House.
March 14
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
March 13

Passed Senate with amendments by Yea-Nay Vote. 54 - 46. Record Vote Number: 48.

March 13
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
March 13

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations discharged by Unanimous Consent.

March 13

Passed Senate with amendments by Yea-Nay Vote. 54 - 46. Record Vote Number: 48. (text: CR S1835-1836)

March 13
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S1829-1836)
Jan. 30
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Jan. 30

Introduced in the Senate by Bernard Sanders (ID-Vt.)

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