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:
Enacted as H.J.Res. 56 (companion bill)
Sponsor:

Mitch McConnell

Senator from Kentucky

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 23, 2009
Length: 4 pages

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History

Jun 9, 2009
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 23, 2009
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

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.

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

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Votes

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

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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