H.J.Res. 44 (110th): Joint resolution approving the renewal of import restrictions contained in the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003, and for other purposes.


May 24, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 1, 2007

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on August 1, 2007.


Pub.L. 110-52


Tom Lantos

Representative for California's 12th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 25, 2007
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

8/1/2007--Public Law.Approves the renewal of certain import restrictions contained in the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003.Amends the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 to extend certain customs ... Read more >


May 24, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 23, 2007
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 24, 2007
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.

Aug 1, 2007
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. 44”). 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.


29 cosponsors (23D, 6R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

On the Joint Resolution
Jul 24, 2007 4:44 p.m.
Joint Resolution Passed 93/1

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