S.J.Res. 54 - A Joint Resolution to Direct the Removal of United States Armed Forces from Hostilities in the Republic of Yemen That Have Not Been Authorized by Congress.

International affairs. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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A joint resolution to direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill was voted on in the Senate on December 13, 2018 
Amendments:
25 proposed amendments. 4 accepted. 2 rejected. View amendments 
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PASSED on December 13, 2018.

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A Joint Resolution to Direct the Removal of United States Armed Forces from Hostilities in the Republic of Yemen That Have Not Been Authorized by Congress.

S.J.Res. 54 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A joint resolution to direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress. (by CRS)
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Title
A joint resolution to direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress.
Other Titles
  • A joint resolution to direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress.
Sponsor
Bernard Sanders
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Subjects
  • International affairs
  • Conflicts and wars
  • Congressional oversight
  • Diplomacy, foreign officials, Americans abroad
  • Foreign aid and international relief
  • Intelligence activities, surveillance, classified information
  • Israel
  • Middle East
  • Military assistance, sales, and agreements
  • Military operations and strategy
  • Presidents and presidential powers, Vice Presidents
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Terrorism
  • War and emergency powers
  • Yemen
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Major Actions
Introduced2/28/2018
Amendments (25 proposed)
Passed Senate12/13/2018
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteSenateOn the Motion to Table S.J.Res. 543/20/2018This motion PASSED the Senate
55 voted YES 44 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Motion to Discharge S.J.Res. 5411/28/2018This motion PASSED the Senate
63 voted YES 37 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Motion to Proceed S.J.Res. 5412/12/2018This motion PASSED the Senate
60 voted YES 39 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Point of Order S.J.Res. 5412/12/2018This motion the Senate
96 voted YES 3 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 4090 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.12/13/2018 by voice vote
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 4095 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.12/13/2018 by voice vote
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 4097 not agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.12/13/2018 by voice vote
select this voteSenateOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 4080 to S.J.Res. 54 (No short title on file)12/13/2018This amendment PASSED the Senate
58 voted YES 41 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 4096 to S.J.Res. 54 (No short title on file)12/13/2018This amendment PASSED the Senate
99 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn the Amendment S.Amdt. 4098 to S.J.Res. 54 (No short title on file)12/13/2018This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
45 voted YES 54 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenateOn the Joint Resolution S.J.Res. 5412/13/2018This bill PASSED the Senate
56 voted YES 41 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/28/2018
2/28/2018Introduced in Senate
2/28/2018Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
3/20/2018Motion to discharge Senate Committee on Foreign Relations made.
select this voteVote3/20/2018On the Motion to Table S.J.Res. 54
11/28/2018Motion to discharge Senate Committee on Foreign Relations made pursuant to 50 U.S.C. 1546a.
Put on a legislative calendar11/28/2018Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 682.
select this voteVote11/28/2018On the Motion to Discharge S.J.Res. 54
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12/12/2018Senate amendment submitted
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12/12/2018Senate amendment submitted
12/12/2018Amendment SA 4080 proposed by Senator Young. (consideration: CR S7488-7503; text: CR S7488) To clarify that this resolution prohibits United States Armed Forces from refueling non-United States aircraft conducting missions as part of the ongoing civil war in Yemen.
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12/12/2018Senate amendment proposed (on the floor): Amendment SA 4080 proposed by Senator Young.
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12/12/2018Measure laid before Senate by motion.
12/12/2018Point of order that amendments offered under 50 U.S.C. 1546a be germane to the underlying joint resolution to which they are offered raised in Senate.
select this voteVote12/12/2018On the Motion to Proceed S.J.Res. 54
select this voteVote12/12/2018On the Point of Order S.J.Res. 54
12/13/2018Considered by Senate.
select this voteVote12/13/2018Amendment SA 4090 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
12/13/2018Senate amendment proposed (on the floor): Amendment SA 4090 proposed by Senator Cornyn.
12/13/2018Senate amendment agreed to: Amendment SA 4090 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
select this voteVote12/13/2018Amendment SA 4095 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
12/13/2018Senate amendment proposed (on the floor): Amendment SA 4095 proposed by Senator Cornyn.
12/13/2018Senate amendment agreed to: Amendment SA 4095 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
12/13/2018Senate amendment proposed (on the floor): Amendment SA 4096 proposed by Senator Corker for Senator Cornyn.
select this voteVote12/13/2018Amendment SA 4097 not agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
12/13/2018Senate amendment proposed (on the floor): Amendment SA 4097 proposed by Senator Cotton.
12/13/2018Senate amendment not agreed to: Amendment SA 4097 not agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
12/13/2018Senate amendment proposed (on the floor): Amendment SA 4098 proposed by Senator Cotton.
12/13/2018Considered by Senate.
12/13/2018Amendment SA 4090 proposed by Senator Cornyn. (consideration: CR S7556; text: CR S7556) To require a report assessing risks posed by ceasing support operations with respect to the conflict between the Saudi-led coalition and the Houthis in Yemen.
12/13/2018Amendment SA 4096 proposed by Senator Corker for Senator Cornyn. (consideration: CR S7556; text as modified: CR S7556) To provide that nothing in the joint resolution shall be construed to influence or disrupt any military operations and cooperation with Israel.
12/13/2018Amendment SA 4098 proposed by Senator Cotton. (consideration: CR S7563-7654 text: CR S7654) To clarify that the requirement to remove United States Armed Forces does not apply to forces engaged in operations to support efforts to disrupt Houthi attacks against locations outside of Yemen, such as ballistic missile attacks, unmanned aerial vehicle attacks, maritime attacks against United States or international vessels, or terrorist attacks against civilian targets.
12/13/2018Amendment SA 4097 proposed by Senator Cotton. (consideration: CR S7563-7654 text: CR S7564) To clarify that the requirement to remove United States Armed Forces does not apply to the provision of materials and advice intended to reduce civilian casualties or further enable adherence to the Law of Armed Conflict.
12/13/2018Amendment SA 4095 proposed by Senator Cornyn. (consideration: CR S7563; text: CR S7563) To require a report assessing the increased risk of terrorist attacks in the United States if the Government of Saudi Arabia were to cease Yemen-related intelligence sharing with the United States.
select this voteVote12/13/2018On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4080 to S.J.Res. 54 (No short title on file)
select this voteVote12/13/2018On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4096 to S.J.Res. 54 (No short title on file)
select this voteVote12/13/2018On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4098 to S.J.Res. 54 (No short title on file)
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage12/13/2018On the Joint Resolution S.J.Res. 54
12/17/2018Message on Senate action sent to the House.
12/19/2018Received in the House.
12/19/2018Held at the desk.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
S. Amdt. 4077Cornyn, John [R-TX]December 12, 2018Offered on December 11, 2018.

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S. Amdt. 4078Cornyn, John [R-TX]December 12, 2018Offered on December 11, 2018.

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S. Amdt. 4079Cornyn, John [R-TX]December 12, 2018Offered on December 11, 2018.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 4080Young, Todd [R-IN]December 12, 2018Passed by roll call vote on December 12, 2018.

To clarify that this resolution prohibits United States Armed Forces from refueling non-United States aircraft conducting missions as part of the ongoing civil war in Yemen.

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S. Amdt. 4081Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]December 12, 2018Offered on December 11, 2018.

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S. Amdt. 4082Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]December 12, 2018Offered on December 11, 2018.

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S. Amdt. 4083Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]December 12, 2018Offered on December 11, 2018.

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S. Amdt. 4084Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]December 12, 2018Offered on December 11, 2018.

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S. Amdt. 4085Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]December 12, 2018Offered on December 11, 2018.

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S. Amdt. 4086Rubio, Marco [R-FL]December 12, 2018Offered on December 11, 2018.

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S. Amdt. 4087Rubio, Marco [R-FL]December 12, 2018Offered on December 11, 2018.

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S. Amdt. 4088Rubio, Marco [R-FL]December 12, 2018Offered on December 11, 2018.

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S. Amdt. 4089Rubio, Marco [R-FL]December 12, 2018Offered on December 11, 2018.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 4090Cornyn, John [R-TX]December 12, 2018Passed by voice vote on December 12, 2018.

To require a report assessing risks posed by ceasing support operations with respect to the conflict between the Saudi-led coalition and the Houthis in Yemen.

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S. Amdt. 4091Cornyn, John [R-TX]December 12, 2018Offered on December 11, 2018.

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S. Amdt. 4092Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]December 12, 2018Offered on December 11, 2018.

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S. Amdt. 4093Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]December 12, 2018Offered on December 11, 2018.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 4095Cornyn, John [R-TX]December 12, 2018Passed by voice vote on December 12, 2018.

To require a report assessing the increased risk of terrorist attacks in the United States if the Government of Saudi Arabia were to cease Yemen-related intelligence sharing with the United States.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 4096Cornyn, John [R-TX]December 12, 2018Passed by roll call vote on December 12, 2018.

To provide that nothing in the joint resolution shall be construed to influence or disrupt any military operations and cooperation with Israel.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 4097Cotton, Tom [R-AR]December 12, 2018Failed by voice vote on December 12, 2018.

To clarify that the requirement to remove United States Armed Forces does not apply to the provision of materials and advice intended to reduce civilian casualties or further enable adherence to the Law of Armed Conflict.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 4098Cotton, Tom [R-AR]December 12, 2018Failed by roll call vote on December 12, 2018.

To clarify that the requirement to remove United States Armed Forces does not apply to forces engaged in operations to support efforts to disrupt Houthi attacks against locations outside of Yemen, such as ballistic missile attacks, unmanned aerial vehicle attacks, maritime attacks against United States or international vessels, or terrorist attacks against civilian targets.

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S. Amdt. 4099Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]December 12, 2018Offered on December 11, 2018.

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S. Amdt. 4100Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD]December 12, 2018Offered on December 11, 2018.

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S. Amdt. 4101Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD]December 12, 2018Offered on December 11, 2018.

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S. Amdt. 4105Sanders, Bernard [I-VT]December 12, 2018Offered on December 11, 2018.

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