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Amendments to the Constitution and Convention, done at Marrakesh October 18, 2002; Transmitted by the President of the United States of America to the Senate July 10, 2006 (Treaty Doc. 109-11, 109th Congress, 2d Session); Reported favorably by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations September 23, 2008 (Senate Executive Report No. 110-28, 110th Congress, 2d Session); Advice and consent to ratification by the Senate September 25, 2008; Ratified by the President January 15, 2009; Instrument of Ratification of the United States of America deposited January 16, 2009; entered into force for the United States January 16, 2009.

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