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Public Law 109-251
109th Congress

                            Joint Resolution


 
 Approving the renewal of import restrictions contained in the Burmese 
Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003, and for other purposes. <<NOTE: Aug. 
                      1, 2006 -  [H.J. Res. 86]>> 

    Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United 
States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 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 ``three 
years'' and inserting ``six years''.

SEC. 2. <<NOTE: 50 USC 1701 note.>> RENEWAL OF IMPORT RESTRICTIONS UNDER 
            BURMESE FREEDOM AND DEMOCRACY ACT OF 2003.

    (a) In General.--Congress approves the renewal of import 
restrictions contained in section 3(a)(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.

SEC. 3. <<NOTE: 50 USC 1701 note.>> EFFECTIVE DATE.

    This Act and the amendments made by this Act shall take effect on 
the date of the enactment of this Act or July 26, 2006, whichever occurs 
first.

    Approved August 1, 2006.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.J. Res. 86:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 152 (2006):
            July 11, considered and passed House.
            July 26, considered and passed Senate.

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