S.J.Res. 43 (112th): 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 12, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Mitch McConnell
Senior Senator from Kentucky
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jun 12, 2012
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
S.J.Res. 17 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 23, 2009

H.J.Res. 109 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 18, 2012

 
Status

This resolution was introduced on June 12, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jun 12, 2012
Referred to Committee Jun 12, 2012
 
Summary

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Cosponsors
17 cosponsors (9R, 7D, 1I) (show)
Committees

Senate Finance

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S.J.Res. stands for Senate joint resolution.

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6/12/2012--Introduced.
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 of certain import restrictions contained in the Act.
Deems this resolution a renewal resolution which shall take effect upon its enactment or July 26, 2012, whichever occurs first.

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