H.J.Res. 56 (111th): Approving the renewal of import restrictions contained in the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003, and for other purposes.

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 4, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 28, 2009

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on July 28, 2009.

Law:

Pub.L. 111-42

Sponsor:

Joseph “Joe” Crowley

Representative for New York's 7th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 20, 2010
Length: 2 pages

See Instead:

H.J.Res. 83 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jul 27, 2010

History

Jun 4, 2009
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 21, 2009
 
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 23, 2009
 
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. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 28, 2009
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.J.Res. 56 (111th) was a joint resolution in the United States Congress.

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.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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