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.


Jun 12, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

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


Mitch McConnell

Senator from Kentucky



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Last Updated: Jun 12, 2012
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

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 ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 12, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 43”). 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.


17 cosponsors (9R, 7D, 1I) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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

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