H.J.RES.97: Approving the renewal of import restrictions contained in the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003.

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Approves the renewal of import restrictions contained in the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003.

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Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Referred to Subcommittee on Trade Prior to Introduction (June 2, 2004).
Mr. Thomas moved to suspend the rules and pass the resolution.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.J. Res. 97.
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Considered as unfinished business.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 372 - 2 (Roll no. 232).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 581. Pursuant to Public Law 108-61, section 9(c)(2)(B).
Passed Senate without amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 96 - 1. Record Vote Number: 150.
Cleared for White House.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Presented to President.
Signed by President.
Became Public Law No: 108-272.
June 3, 2004

Introduced in the House by Tom Lantos (D-Calif.)

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