H.J.Res. 83 (111th): Approving the renewal of import restrictions contained in the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003, and for other purposes.


May 11, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 27, 2010

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on July 27, 2010.


Pub.L. 111-210


Joseph “Joe” Crowley

Representative for New York's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 25, 2010
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Summary (CRS)

7/27/2010--Public Law.(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on July 14, 2010. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Approves the renewal of ... Read more >


May 11, 2010

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 14, 2010
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 22, 2010
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.

Jul 27, 2010
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 83”). 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.


21 cosponsors (11D, 10R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

On the Joint Resolution
Jul 22, 2010 12:02 p.m.
Joint Resolution Passed 99/1

Related Bills
H.J.Res. 109 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 18, 2012

S.J.Res. 29 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 30, 2010

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