H.R. 5635 (109th): Decent Working Conditions and Fair Competition Act

Introduced:

Jun 16, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 16, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Sherrod Brown
Representative for Ohio's 13th congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 16, 2006
Length: 20 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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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Related Bills

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S. 3485 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 8, 2006

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5635” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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History

Introduced
Jun 16, 2006

Details

Cosponsors
60 cosponsors (59D, 1I) (show)
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Votes

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