H.R. 3890 (110th): Tom Lantos Block Burmese JADE (Junta’s Anti-Democratic Efforts) Act of 2008

An act to impose sanctions on officials of the State Peace and Development Council in Burma, to amend the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003 to prohibit the importation of gemstones and hardwoods from Burma, to promote a coordinated international effort to restore civilian democratic rule to Burma, and for other purposes.

Overview

Introduced:

Oct 18, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 29, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 29, 2008.

Law:

Pub.L. 110-286

Sponsor:

Tom Lantos

Representative for California's 12th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 23, 2008
Length: 17 pages

History

Oct 18, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 23, 2007
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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Dec 11, 2007
 
Passed House

The bill 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.

Dec 19, 2007
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 20, 2007
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Jul 16, 2008
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Jul 22, 2008
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 29, 2008
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 3890 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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