To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to prohibit the import, export, and sale of goods made with sweatshop labor, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 13th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 16, 2006
Length: 20 pages
Jun 16, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on June 16, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jun 16, 2006
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H.R. 5635 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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