H.R. 2759 (112th): Business Transparency on Trafficking and Slavery Act

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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Aug 1, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 1, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Carolyn Maloney

Representative for New York's 14th congressional district



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Aug 1, 2011

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