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.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 14th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Aug 1, 2011
Length: 11 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on August 1, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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8 Cosponsors (7 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Aug 1, 2011
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H.R. 2759 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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