S. 2257 (110th): Burma Democracy Promotion Act of 2007

A bill 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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Oct 29, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 29, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Joseph Biden Jr.

Senator from Delaware



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Last Updated: Oct 29, 2007
Length: 20 pages


Oct 29, 2007

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