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


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

About the bill

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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 29, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

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) (show)
Committee Assignments

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


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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