Text: S.J.Res.38 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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109th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. J. RES. 38

Approving the renewal of import restrictions contained in the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003, and for other purposes.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
May 26, 2006

Mr. McConnell (for himself, Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. McCain, Mr. Frist, Mr. Reid, Mr. Alexander, Mr. Allard, Mr. Allen, Mr. Bennett, Mr. Biden, Mr. Bingaman, Mrs. Boxer, Mr. Brownback, Mr. Bunning, Mr. Burns, Mr. Burr, Mr. Chafee, Mr. Chambliss, Mrs. Clinton, Mr. Cochran, Ms. Collins, Mr. DeWine, Mrs. Dole, Mr. Domenici, Mr. Durbin, Mr. Ensign, Mr. Feingold, Mr. Hagel, Mr. Harkin, Mr. Kennedy, Mr. Kerry, Mr. Kohl, Mr. Kyl, Mr. Leahy, Mr. Lieberman, Mr. Lugar, Mr. Martinez, Mr. Menendez, Ms. Mikulski, Ms. Murkowski, Mr. Obama, Mr. Salazar, Mr. Santorum, Mr. Sarbanes, Mr. Smith, Ms. Stabenow, Mr. Sununu, Mr. Voinovich, and Mr. Wyden) 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.

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. 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. 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.