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S. 3471 (116th): Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act

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A bill to ensure that goods made with forced labor in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China do not enter the United States market, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Marco Rubio

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Florida. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 12, 2020
Length: 28 pages
Mar 12, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 12, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

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).


33 Cosponsors (17 Republicans, 16 Democrats)

See Instead

H.R. 6210 (same title)
Passed House (Senate next) — Sep 22, 2020


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rubio Welcomes Withhold Release Orders on Products From Xinjiang, Calls for Further Action
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Sponsor) on Sep 14, 2020

Rubio Welcomes Global Magnitsky Sanctions Against Chinese Officials and Government Entity for Human Rights Abuses in Xinjiang
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Sponsor) on Jul 31, 2020

Rubio Statement Following Organizations Call for Clothing Retailers to End Sourcing From Xinjiang
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Sponsor) on Jul 23, 2020

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Mar 12, 2020

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 3471 (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 S. 3471. 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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