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S J Res 45 - Authorization for Use of U.S. Armed Forces in Somalia - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Dan Burton voted Nay (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation-Joint Resolution.

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Legislation-Joint Resolution - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (243-179) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorization for Use of U.S. Armed Forces in Somalia

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a joint resolution that authorizes the use of U.S. troops in Somalia.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes the President to use U.S. troops in Somalia to provide logistical support to the United Nations (UN) peacekeeping force and use military force if necessary in order to maintain a secure environment for humanitarian relief operations and prevent continued violence in the country
  • Determines that operations in Somalia shall last up to one year unless Congress finds that U.S. troops are needed until the UN-led force has succeeded.
  • Instructs the President to submit to Congress reports of U.S. participation and cost of operations in Somalia
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (Senate) -

Title: Authorization for Use of U.S. Armed Forces in Somalia

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a joint resolution that authorizes the use of U.S. troops in Somalia.

Highlights:
- Authorizes the President to use U.S. troops in Somalia to provide logistical support to the United Nations (UN) peacekeeping force and use military force if necessary in order to maintain a secure environment for humanitarian relief operations and prevent continued violence in the country - Determines that operations in Somalia shall last up to one year unless Congress finds that U.S. troops are needed until the UN-led force has succeeded - Instructs the President to submit to Congress reports of U.S. participation and cost of operations in Somalia
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorization for Use of U.S. Armed Forces in Somalia

Sponsors

  • George J. Mitchell (ME - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Dale Bumpers (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ben 'Nighthorse' Campbell (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • William S. Cohen (ME - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Alfonse M. 'Al' D'Amato (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas A. 'Tom' Daschle (SD - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Dennis DeConcini (AZ - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert 'Bob' Dole (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Byron L. Dorgan (ND - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dave Durenberger (MN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Wendell H. Ford (KY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John Glenn (OH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Slade Gorton (WA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jesse Helms (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Daniel K. Inouye (HI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • J. Bennett Johnston (LA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Nancy Landon Kassebaum (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Forbes Kerry (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard G. 'Dick' Lugar (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Harlan Mathews (TN - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Carol Elizabeth Moseley Braun (IL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Frank H. Murkowski (AK - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Sam Nunn (GA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Claiborne 'Clay' Pell (RI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles S. Robb (VA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul S. Sarbanes (MD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul Simon (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Alan K. Simpson (WY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John William Warner (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul D. Wellstone (MN - D) (Out Of Office)
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