United States Code/Title 50/Chapter 33

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See the current codification for Title 50, Chapter 33 in the Cornell Law School U.S. Code Collection

Title 50 — War and National Defense
Chapter 33 — War Powers Resolution

§ 1541. Purpose and policy[edit]
§ 1542. Consultation; initial and regular consultations[edit]
§ 1543. Reporting requirement[edit]
§ 1544. Congressional action[edit]
§ 1545. Congressional priority procedures for joint resolution or bill[edit]
§ 1546. Congressional priority procedures for concurrent resolution[edit]
§ 1546a. Expedited procedures for certain joint resolutions and bills [ See Note 2 ][edit]
Any joint resolution or bill introduced in either House which requires the removal of United States Armed Forces engaged in hostilities outside the territory of the United States, its possessions and territories, without a declaration of war or specific statutory authorization shall be considered in accordance with the procedures of section 601(b) of the International Security Assistance and Arms Export Control Act of 1976, except that any such resolution or bill shall be amendable. If such a joint resolution or bill should be vetoed by the President, the time for debate in consideration of the veto message on such measure shall be limited to twenty hours in the Senate and in the House shall be determined in accordance with the Rules of the House.
§ 1547. Interpretation of joint resolution[edit]
§ 1548. Separability[edit]



Note 1 − Short Title
Section 1 of Pub. L. 93–148 provided that:
This joint resolution [1] may be cited as the ``War Powers Resolution´´.”
  1. The joint resolution (H.J.Res. 542} enacting this chapter.

^Note 2 

This section (§ 1546a.) was enacted as part of the Department of State Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1984 and 1985, (Pub. L. 98–164, title X, § 1013, Nov. 22, 1983, 97 Stat. 1062.), and not as part of the War Powers Resolution which comprises this chapter (Chapter 33).