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H J Res 37 - Directing the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress - National Key Vote

Mary Scanlon voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (248-177) - (Key vote)
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Title: Directing 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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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a House Joint resolution that requires 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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  • Requires the President to remove United States Armed Forces from hostilities in or affecting the Republic of Yemen  by no later than the date that is 30 days after the date of the enactment of this joint resolution (Sec. 2).

  • Authorizes the President to request that Congress authorizes a later date for the withdrawal of United States Armed Forces from Yemen (Sec. 2).

  • Exempts United States Armed Forces engaged in operations directed at al-Qaeda or associated forces (Sec. 2).

  • Specifies that nothing in this joint resolution can be construed to influence or disrupt any military operations and cooperation with Israel (Sec. 3).

  • Requires the President to submit to Congress a report assessing the risks posed to United States citizens and the civilian population of Saudi Arabia and the risk of regional humanitarian crises if the United States were to cease support operations with respect to the conflict between the Saudi-led coalition and the Houthis in Yemen (Sec. 4).

  • Requires the President to, in no later than 90 days after the enactment of this joint resolution, to submit a report to Congress assessing the increased risk of terrorist attacks on United States Armed Forces abroad, allies, and to the continental United States if the Saudi Arabia were to cease Yemen-related intelligence sharing with the United States (Sec. 5).

  • Defines “hostilities” to includes inflight refueling, non-United States aircraft conducting missions as part of the ongoing civil war in Yemen (Sec. 2).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Directing 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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