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Text of the A joint resolution approving the renewal of import restrictions contained in the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003, and ...

...of 2003, and for other purposes.

This resolution was introduced on July 23, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jul 23, 2009 (Reported by Senate Committee).

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Calendar No. 127

111th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. J. RES. 17

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 9, 2009

(for himself, Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. McCain, Mr. Durbin, Mr. Ensign, Ms. Snowe, Mr. Voinovich, Ms. Collins, Mr. Kyl, Mr. Bennett, Mr. Bunning, Mr. Coburn, Mr. Inhofe, Mr. Feingold, Mrs. Murray, Mr. Risch, Ms. Mikulski, Mr. Wyden, Ms. Murkowski, Mrs. Hutchison, Mr. Bingaman, Ms. Klobuchar, Mr. Schumer, Mr. Whitehouse, Mr. Tester, Mr. Gregg, Mr. Bond, Mr. Chambliss, Mr. Begich, Mrs. Boxer, Mr. Cardin, Ms. Cantwell, Mr. Kennedy, Mr. Brownback, Mr. Isakson, Mr. Martinez, Mr. Cochran, Mr. Brown, Mr. Burris, Mr. Casey, Mrs. Hagan, Ms. Landrieu, Mr. Lautenberg, Mr. Leahy, Mr. Lieberman, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Specter, Mr. Udall of New Mexico, Mr. Hatch, Mr. Burr, Mr. Cornyn, Mr. Alexander, Mr. Lugar, Mr. Wicker, Mr. Bennet, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Merkley, Mr. Harkin, Mr. Menendez, Ms. Stabenow, Mr. Johanns, Mrs. Gillibrand, Mrs. Shaheen, Mr. Nelson of Florida, Mr. Udall of Colorado, and Mr. Dodd) introduced the following joint resolution; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance

July 23, 2009

Reported by , without amendment

JOINT RESOLUTION

Approving the renewal of import restrictions contained in the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003, and for other purposes.

1.

Amendment to Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003

Section 9(b)(3) of the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003 (Public Law 108–61; 50 U.S.C. 1701 note) is amended by striking six years and inserting nine years.

2.

Renewal of import restrictions under Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003

(a)

In general

Congress approves the renewal of the import restrictions contained in section 3(a)(1) and section 3A (b)(1) and (c)(1) of the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003.

(b)

Rule of construction

This joint resolution shall be deemed to be a renewal resolution for purposes of section 9 of the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003.

3.

Effective date

This joint resolution and the amendments made by this joint resolution shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this joint resolution or July 26, 2009, whichever occurs first.

July 23, 2009

Reported without amendment