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PA Bill Number: HB2977

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for civil liability of firearm owner for loss or theft.

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for civil liability of firearm owner for loss or theft. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Nov 30, 2020

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Proposed Federal House Legislation HCR40

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Legislation Overview

Title: 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.

Subject: Appropriations: Conflicts and wars: Congressional oversight: Constitution and constitutional amendments: Middle East: Presidents and presidential powers: Syria: War and emergency powers: Armed forces and national security

Description: 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.

Session: 113th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.

Last Action Date: July 15, 2013

Link: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:HC00040:@@@L&summ2=m&

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4 sponsors: Jones, Walter B., Jr.; Coble, Howard; Massie, Thomas; Stivers, Steve

History
Chamber Date Action
House Jul 15 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
House Jul 15 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Jun 20 2013 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.
House Jun 20 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
House Jun 20 2013 Referred to House Foreign Affairs
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jun 21 2013 federal bill text bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations

Votes

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