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).
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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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2759”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). 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. February 11, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2759>
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