Summary: H.R.6431 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 112-192 (10/05/2012)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House passed version is repeated here.)

Authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury, upon a determination by the President that it is in the U.S. national interest to support assistance for Burma, to instruct the U.S. Executive Director at any international financial institution to vote in favor of assistance for Burma.

Directs the President to provide Congress with written notice of any such determination.

Requires that prior to the President making such determination the Secretary of State and the Secretary of the Treasury shall consult with Congress regarding assistance for Burma by an international financial institution, and the national interests served by such assistance.

Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to instruct the U.S. Executive Director at each international financial institution to not vote in favor of assistance to Burma until at least 15 days have elapsed from the date on which the President has provided Congress with the required notice.