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Text of the A joint resolution approving the renewal of import restrictions contained in the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003, and ...

...of 2003, and for other purposes.

This resolution was introduced on May 26, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of May 26, 2006 (Introduced).

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109th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. J. RES. 38

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 26, 2006

(for himself, Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. McCain, Mr. Frist, Mr. Reid, Mr. Alexander, Mr. Allard, Mr. Allen, Mr. Bennett, Mr. Biden, Mr. Bingaman, Mrs. Boxer, Mr. Brownback, Mr. Bunning, Mr. Burns, Mr. Burr, Mr. Chafee, Mr. Chambliss, Mrs. Clinton, Mr. Cochran, Ms. Collins, Mr. DeWine, Mrs. Dole, Mr. Domenici, Mr. Durbin, Mr. Ensign, Mr. Feingold, Mr. Hagel, Mr. Harkin, Mr. Kennedy, Mr. Kerry, Mr. Kohl, Mr. Kyl, Mr. Leahy, Mr. Lieberman, Mr. Lugar, Mr. Martinez, Mr. Menendez, Ms. Mikulski, Ms. Murkowski, Mr. Obama, Mr. Salazar, Mr. Santorum, Mr. Sarbanes, Mr. Smith, Ms. Stabenow, Mr. Sununu, Mr. Voinovich, and Mr. Wyden) introduced the following joint resolution; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance

JOINT RESOLUTION

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

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 three years and inserting six years.

2.

Renewal of import restrictions under Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003

(a)

In General

Congress approves the renewal of import restrictions contained in section 3(a)(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.

3.

Effective date

This Act and the amendments made by this Act shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act or July 26, 2006, whichever occurs first.