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H Con Res 227 - Bosnia and Herzegovina U.S. Troop Removal Resolution - Key Vote

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Bernie Sanders voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation-Resolution.

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NOTE: THIS IS A NON-BINDING CONCURRENT RESOLUTION. IT IS NOT SIGNED BY THE PRESIDENT AND THEREFORE DOES NOT HOLD THE WEIGHT OF LAW.

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Legislation-Resolution - Resolution Failed (House) (193-225) - (Key vote)

Title: Bosnia and Herzegovina U.S. Troop Removal Resolution

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a concurrent resolution directing the President to remove U.S. troops from the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina by June 30, 1998.

Highlights:
  • Recognizes that under Article I, Section 8, of the U.S. Constitution, Congress has the sole power to declare war, and that a state of war has not been declared in the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • Exempts from removal a limited number of military personnel stationed in the area in order to protect diplomatic facilities and U.S. citizens.
  • Further exempts from removal noncombatant personnel in order to advise the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Commander in the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Legislation-Resolution - Introduced (House) -

Title: Bosnia and Herzegovina U.S. Troop Removal Resolution

Sponsors

  • Thomas J. 'Tom' Campbell (CA - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Roscoe G. Bartlett (MD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Barney Frank (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Henry J. Hyde (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John E. Peterson (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
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