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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Last Updated: Aug 2, 2006
Length: 1 pages

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 ...

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Related Bills
S.J.Res. 38 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 26, 2006

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 86” means this is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress. 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.


May 19, 2006
Passed House
Jul 11, 2006
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate
Jul 26, 2006
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 1, 2006


21 cosponsors (14D, 6R, 1I) (show)
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There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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