Bush Signs Bans On Imports From Myanmar
U.S. President George W. Bush (R) smile after signing H.J. Resolution 93, the Renewal of Import Restrictions on Burma (Myanmar) and H.R. 3890, the Tom Lantos Block Burmese JADE (Junta's Anti-Democratic Efforts) Act of 2008 in the Oval Office of the White house as U.S. Representative Don Mansullo (R-IL), U.S. Representative Chris Smith (R-NJ) first lady Laura Bush, Annette Lantos, widow of U.S. Representative Tom Lantos (D-CA), Shiloh Tilleman, Lantos' grandson; U.S. Representative Rush Holt (D-NJ), U.S. Representative Joe Pitts (R-PA) and U.S. Representative Peter King (R-NY) applaud July 29, 2008 in Washington, D.C. The laws will ban imports from the military controlled Myanmar and will block the importation of gems from Myanmar by third-party countries.