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H.R. 6270 (116th): Uyghur Forced Labor Disclosure Act of 2020

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To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require issuers to make certain disclosures relating to the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Jennifer Wexton

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 10th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 1, 2020
Length: 7 pages
Introduced
Mar 12, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 30, 2020 but was never passed by the Senate.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

5 Cosponsors (5 Democrats)

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History

Mar 12, 2020
 
Introduced

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Jun 25, 2020
 
Considered by Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets

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Sep 17, 2020
 
Text Published

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Sep 30, 2020
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 6270 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 6270. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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