US SJR68 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 27-3-2)
Status: Vetoed on May 6 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-05-07 - Failed of passage in Senate over veto by Yea-Nay Vote. 49 - 44. Record Vote Number: 84.
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]

Summary

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. 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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Title

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.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2020-05-07 - Senate - Failed of passage in Senate over veto RC# 84 (Y: 49 N: 44 NV: 0 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2020-03-11 - House - On passage RC# 101 (Y: 227 N: 186 NV: 0 Abs: 16) [PASS]
2020-03-11 - House - On motion to commit with instructions RC# 100 (Y: 198 N: 212 NV: 1 Abs: 18) [FAIL]
2020-02-13 - Senate - Passed Senate with amendments RC# 52 (Y: 55 N: 45 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-13 - Senate - Motion to table amendment SA 1320 S.Amdt.1320 RC# 50 (Y: 54 N: 46 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-13 - Senate - Motion to table amendment SA 1319 S.Amdt.1319 RC# 51 (Y: 51 N: 49 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-13 - Senate - Amendment SA 1314 S.Amdt.1314 RC# 49 (Y: 93 N: 7 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-13 - Senate - Motion to table amendment SA 1305 S.Amdt.1305 RC# 48 (Y: 54 N: 46 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-13 - Senate - Amendment SA 1301 S.Amdt.1301 RC# 46 (Y: 64 N: 34 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2020-02-13 - Senate - Amendment SA 1322 S.Amdt.1322 RC# 47 (Y: 99 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2020-02-12 - Senate - Motion to proceed to consideration of measure RC# 45 (Y: 51 N: 45 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-05-07HouseFailed of passage in Senate over veto by Yea-Nay Vote. 49 - 44. Record Vote Number: 84.
2020-05-07HouseVeto Message considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S2299, S2305-2308, S2311-2313)
2020-05-06HouseVetoed by President.
2020-05-06HouseVeto message received in Senate. Ordered held at the desk. (text: CR S2286-2287)
2020-05-05HousePresented to President.
2020-03-11HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2020-03-11HouseOn passage Passed by recorded vote: 227 - 186 (Roll no. 101). (text: CR H1616)
2020-03-11HouseOn motion to commit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 198 - 212, 1 Present (Roll no. 100).
2020-03-11HouseThe previous question on the motion to commit with instructions was ordered without objection.
2020-03-11HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McCaul motion to commit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to insert language pertaining to Qassem Soleimani.
2020-03-11HouseMr. McCaul moved to commit with instructions to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. (consideration: CR H1637-1638; text CR H1637-1638)
2020-03-11HouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1637-1640)
2020-03-11HousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - Pursuant to clause 1(c) of rule 19, further proceedings on S.J. Res. 68 are postponed.
2020-03-11HouseThe previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
2020-03-11HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on S.J. Res. 68.
2020-03-11HouseRule provides for consideration of S.J. Res. 68, H.R. 2486 and H.R. 6172. Resolution provides for consideration of S.J. Res. 68, the Senate amendment to H.R. 2486, and H.R. 6172. For S.J. Res. 68, the resolution provides for 1 hour of debate and 1 motion to commit. For the Senate amendment to H.R. 2486, the question will be divided and each portion will have 1 hour of debate. H.R. 6172 will have 1 hour ofdebate and 1 motion to recommit with or without instructions.
2020-03-11HouseConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 891. (consideration: CR H1615-1622)
2020-03-10HouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 891 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of S.J. Res. 68, H.R. 2486 and H.R. 6172. Resolution provides for consideration of S.J. Res. 68, the Senate amendment to H.R. 2486, and H.R. 6172. For S.J. Res. 68, the resolution provides for 1 hour of debate and 1 motion to commit. For the Senate amendment to H.R. 2486, the question will be divided and each portion will have 1 hour of debate. H.R. 6172 will have 1 hour ofdebate and 1 motion to recommit with or without instructions.
2020-02-14HouseHeld at the desk.
2020-02-14HouseReceived in the House.
2020-02-13SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
2020-02-13SenatePassed Senate with amendments by Yea-Nay Vote. 55 - 45. Record Vote Number: 52. (text: CR S1061-1062)
2020-02-13SenateS.Amdt.1319 Motion to table amendment SA 1319 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 51 - 49. Record Vote Number: 51.
2020-02-13SenateS.Amdt.1320 Motion to table amendment SA 1320 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 54 - 46. Record Vote Number: 50.
2020-02-13SenateS.Amdt.1314 Amendment SA 1314 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 93 - 7. Record Vote Number: 49.
2020-02-13SenateS.Amdt.1305 Motion to table amendment SA 1305 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 54 - 46. Record Vote Number: 48.
2020-02-13SenateS.Amdt.1322 Amendment SA 1322 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 99 - 0. Record Vote Number: 47.
2020-02-13SenateS.Amdt.1301 Amendment SA 1301 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 64 - 34. Record Vote Number: 46.
2020-02-13SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S1051-1062)
2020-02-13SenateS.Amdt.1320 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S1057-1058)
2020-02-13SenateS.Amdt.1314 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S1057)
2020-02-13SenateS.Amdt.1305 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S1056-1057)
2020-02-13SenateS.Amdt.1322 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S1056)
2020-02-13SenateS.Amdt.1301 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S1055-1056)
2020-02-13SenateS.Amdt.1319 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S1058)
2020-02-12SenateS.Amdt.1320 Amendment SA 1320 proposed by Senator Cramer for Senator Rubio. (consideration: CR S1036; text: CR S1036) To amend the findings.
2020-02-12SenateS.Amdt.1314 Amendment SA 1314 proposed by Senator Cramer for Senator Risch. (consideration: CR S1036; text: CR S1036) To amend the findings.
2020-02-12SenateS.Amdt.1305 Amendment SA 1305 proposed by Senator Cramer for Senator Cotton. (consideration: CR S1036; text: CR S1036) To exempt from the termination requirement United States Armed Forces engaged in operations directed at designated terrorist organizations.
2020-02-12SenateS.Amdt.1322 Amendment SA 1322 proposed by Senator Cramer for Senator Reed. (consideration: CR S1036; text: CR S1036) To amend the findings.
2020-02-12SenateS.Amdt.1301 Amendment SA 1301 proposed by Senator Cramer for Senator Cruz. (consideration: CR S1036; text: CR S1036) To amend the findings.
2020-02-12SenateS.Amdt.1319 Amendment SA 1319 proposed by Senator Cramer for Senator Sullivan. (consideration: CR S1036; text: CR S1036) To amend the rule of construction.
2020-02-12SenateMeasure laid before Senate by motion. (consideration: CR S1012-1015, S1018, S1021-1030, S1033-1036)
2020-02-12SenateMotion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 51 - 45. Record Vote Number: 45. (consideration: CR S1006-1012)
2020-02-12SenatePlaced on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 421.
2020-02-12SenateSenate Committee on Foreign Relations discharged by Voice Vote. (Pursuant to 50 U.S.C. 1546a).
2020-02-12SenateMotion to discharge Senate Committee on Foreign Relations made.
2020-02-12SenateS.Amdt.1318 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
2020-02-12SenateS.Amdt.1317 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
2020-02-12SenateS.Amdt.1316 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
2020-02-12SenateS.Amdt.1315 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
2020-02-12SenateS.Amdt.1314 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
2020-02-11SenateS.Amdt.1313 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
2020-02-11SenateS.Amdt.1312 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
2020-02-11SenateS.Amdt.1311 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
2020-02-11SenateS.Amdt.1310 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
2020-02-11SenateS.Amdt.1309 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
2020-02-11SenateS.Amdt.1308 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
2020-02-11SenateS.Amdt.1307 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
2020-02-11SenateS.Amdt.1306 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
2020-02-11SenateS.Amdt.1305 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
2020-02-11SenateS.Amdt.1304 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
2020-02-11SenateS.Amdt.1303 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
2020-02-11SenateS.Amdt.1302 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
2020-02-11SenateS.Amdt.1301 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
2020-02-11SenateS.Amdt.1300 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
2020-02-11SenateS.Amdt.1299 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
2020-01-09SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Same As/Similar To

HJR82 (Related) 2020-01-07 - Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
SJR63 (Related) 2020-01-14 - S.Amdt.1281 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
SJR69 (Related) 2020-01-16 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
HR891 (Related) 2020-03-11 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

Subjects


US Congress State Sources

TypeSource
Summaryhttps://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/senate-joint-resolution/68/all-info
Texthttps://www.congress.gov/116/bills/sjres68/BILLS-116sjres68is.pdf
Texthttps://www.congress.gov/116/bills/sjres68/BILLS-116sjres68pcs.pdf
Texthttps://www.congress.gov/116/bills/sjres68/BILLS-116sjres68es.pdf
Texthttps://www.congress.gov/116/bills/sjres68/BILLS-116sjres68enr.pdf
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