Ensuring 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.
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Sponsor and status
James “Jim” McGovern
Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 22, 2022
Length: 33 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on December 8, 2021 but was never passed by the Senate.
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114 Cosponsors (76 Democrats, 38 Republicans)
Sep 22, 2020
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6210 (116th).
Feb 18, 2021
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Apr 21, 2021
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Dec 8, 2021
Passed House (Senate next)
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H.R. 1155 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1155. This is the one from the 117th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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