Summary

H.J.Res. 109: Approving the renewal of import restrictions contained in the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003, and for other purposes. Read More

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This resolution was introduced on May 18, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

Date Introduced
May 18, 2012

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JOINT RESOLUTION

Approving the renewal of import restrictions contained in the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003, and for other purposes.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. AMENDMENT TO BURMESE FREEDOM AND DEMOCRACY ACT OF 2003.

Section 9(b)(3) of the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003 (Public Law 108-61; 50 U.S.C. 1701 note) is amended by striking ``nine years'' and inserting ``12 years''.

SEC. 2. RENEWAL OF IMPORT RESTRICTIONS UNDER THE BURMESE FREEDOM AND DEMOCRACY ACT OF 2003.

(a) In General.--Congress approves the renewal of the import restrictions contained in section 3(a)(1) and section 3A(b)(1) and (c)(1) of the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003. (b) Rule of Construction.--This joint resolution shall be deemed to be a ``renewal resolution'' for purposes of section 9 of the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003.

SEC. 3. EFFECTIVE DATE.

This joint resolution and the amendments made by this joint resolution shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this joint resolution or July 26, 2012, whichever occurs first. <all>

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Bill Summary

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