H.J.Res. 86 (109th): Approving the renewal of import restrictions contained in the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003, and for other purposes.


May 19, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006


Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 1, 2006

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on August 1, 2006.


Pub.L. 109-251


Tom Lantos

Representative for California's 12th congressional district



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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

8/1/2006--Public Law.Amends the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003 to extend from three years to six years after enactment of that Act the maximum duration of any renewal under ... Read more >


May 19, 2006

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 11, 2006
Passed House

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 26, 2006
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 1, 2006
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 86”). A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.


21 cosponsors (14D, 6R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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