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S. 3471: 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)

Introduced on Mar 12, 2020

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 12, 2020. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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

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S. 3471 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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