New Cosponsors — Sep 12, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Howard Berman [D-CA28, 2003-2012]
New Cosponsor: Rep. Charles “Charlie” Rangel [D-NY13]
The bill now has 8 cosponsors (7 Democrats, 1 Republican).
Aug 1, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on August 1, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New York's 14th congressional district
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Last Updated: Aug 1, 2011
Length: 11 pages
To require companies to include in their annual reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission a disclosure describing any measures the company has taken during the year to identify and address conditions of forced labor, slavery, human trafficking, and the worst forms of child labor within the company's supply chains.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 7, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2759 — 112th Congress: Business Transparency on Trafficking and Slavery Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2759
“H.R. 2759 — 112th Congress: Business Transparency on Trafficking and Slavery Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. July 6, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2759>
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