TITLE

War Powers Act of 1973

PUB. DATE
August 2017
SOURCE
War Powers Act of 1973;8/1/2017, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Primary Source Document
DOC. TYPE
Historical Material
ABSTRACT
Presents the text of the War Powers Act of 1973. Powers of the President and Congress to declare war; Methods for submitting reports recommending war to be followed by both the President and Congress; Submission of joint resolutions; Signatures.
ACCESSION #
21212547

 

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