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

...for other purposes.

This resolution was introduced on May 18, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of May 18, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. J. RES. 109

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 18, 2012

(for himself and Mr. King of New York) introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

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 nine years and inserting 12 years.

2.

Renewal of import restrictions under the 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, 2012, whichever occurs first.