S.J.Res. 17 (111th): A joint resolution approving the renewal of import restrictions contained in the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003, and for other purposes.

Introduced:

Jun 9, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on July 23, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Mitch McConnell
Senator from Kentucky
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 23, 2009
Length: 4 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
7/23/2009--Reported to Senate without amendment.Amends the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003 to renew, for three years, the President's authority to ban the import of Burmese products.Approves the renewal ... Read more >
Related Bills
S.J.Res. 38 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 26, 2006

S.J.Res. 43 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 12, 2012

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What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 17” means this is a Senate 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Jun 9, 2009
Reported by Committee
Jul 23, 2009

Details

Cosponsors
65 cosponsors (36D, 27R, 2I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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