H.J.Res. 46: Approving the renewal of import restrictions contained in the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003, and for other purposes.

Introduced:
May 17, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee on May 17, 2013
Prognosis
12% chance of being enacted or passed
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This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on May 17, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Introduced
May 17, 2013
Reported by Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by the President
 
Sponsor
Joseph Crowley
Representative for New York's 14th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
May 17, 2013
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 109 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 18, 2012

 
Summary

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Prognosis

23% chance of getting past committee.
12% chance of being enacted or passed.

Only 21% of joint resolutions made it past committee and only about 7% were enacted or passed in 2011–2013. [methodology]

Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
Committees

House Ways and Means

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Notes

H.J.Res. stands for House joint resolution.

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5/17/2013--Introduced.
Approves the renewal of certain import restrictions contained in the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003.
Deems this resolution a renewal resolution which shall take effect upon its enactment or July 26, 2013, whichever occurs first.

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