What is Authorization For The Use Of Military Force Against The Government Of Syria To Respond To Use Of Chemical Weapons?

Legal Definition
The Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against the Government of Syria to Respond to Use of Chemical Weapons (S.J.Res 21) is a United States Senate Joint Resolution that would authorize President Barack Obama to use the American military to intervene in the ongoing Syrian Civil War. The bill was filed by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on September 6, 2013 in a specially scheduled pro forma Senate session that took place during the last week of the August recess. The bill authorizes only 60 days of military action, with the possibility of a one-time extension of 30 days. The bill also specifically prohibits the use of ground troops.
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