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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 June 12, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jun 12, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. J. RES. 43

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 12, 2012

(for himself, Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. McCain, Mr. Durbin, and Ms. Collins) introduced the following joint resolution; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance

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 twelve 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 amendment 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.