HCONRES.40 - Expressing The Sense Of Congress That The President Is Prohibited Under The Constitution From Initiating War Against Syria Without Express Congressional Authorization And The Appropriation Of Funds For The Express Purpose Of Waging Such A War.

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6/20/2013--Introduced. Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the President is prohibited under the Constitution from the offensive use of the U.S. Armed Forces in Syria without prior express authorization by an Act of Congress or without a prior express appropriation of funds for that purpose by an Act of Congress; and (2) the President's defiance of those constitutional limitations on his authority to initiate war would constitute an impeachable high crime and misdemeanor under article II, section 4 of the Constitution.

Referred To The Subcommittee On Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.
July 15th 2013 @ 12:00 AM

Referred To The Subcommittee On The Constitution And Civil Justice.
July 15th 2013 @ 12:00 AM

Referred To House Foreign Affairs
June 20th 2013 @ 12:00 AM

Referred To House Judiciary
June 20th 2013 @ 12:00 AM

Referred To The Committee On The Judiciary, And In Addition To The Committee On Foreign Affairs, For A Period To Be Subsequently Determined By The Speaker, In Each Case For Consideration Of Such Provisions As Fall Within The Jurisdiction Of The Committee Concerned.
June 20th 2013 @ 12:00 AM

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