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- Full Title
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.
- Summary (CRS)
Burma Democracy Promotion Act of 2007 - States that it is U.S. policy to: (1) condemn the repression carried out by the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC); (2) support ...
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Oct 29, 2007
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2257”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
20 cosponsors (11D, 7R, 2I)
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- Related Bills
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Tom Lantos Block Burmese JADE (Junta’s Anti-Democratic Efforts) Act of 2008
Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 29, 2008
Saffron Revolution Support Act of 2007
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 16, 2007
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 2257 — 110th Congress: Burma Democracy Promotion Act of 2007. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s2257
“S. 2257 — 110th Congress: Burma Democracy Promotion Act of 2007.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. December 2, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s2257>
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