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H.R. 6270: 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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Jennifer Wexton

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

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Last Updated: Oct 1, 2020
Length: 7 pages
Mar 12, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Passed House (Senate next) on Sep 30, 2020

This bill passed in the House on September 30, 2020 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

20% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Mar 12, 2020

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

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Sep 17, 2020
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Sep 30, 2020
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 6270 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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