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.
- Summary (CRS)
6/16/2006--Introduced.Decent Working Conditions and Fair Competition Act - Amends the Tariff Act of 1930 to revise the prohibition on importing convict-made goods into the United States to make it unlawful ...
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Jun 16, 2006
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5635”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
60 cosponsors (59D, 1I)
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 8, 2006
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5635 — 109th Congress: Decent Working Conditions and Fair Competition Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr5635
“H.R. 5635 — 109th Congress: Decent Working Conditions and Fair Competition Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2006. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr5635>
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