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H.R. 1155: Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act

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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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

James “Jim” McGovern

Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 8, 2021
Length: 34 pages
Introduced
Feb 18, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Dec 8, 2021

This bill passed in the House on December 8, 2021 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

Cosponsors

114 Cosponsors (76 Democrats, 38 Republicans)

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Schakowsky, Levin, Grijalva Statement on Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act
    — Rep. Janice “Jan” Schakowsky [D-IL9] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 10, 2021

Levin, Schakowsky, Grijalva Statement on Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act
    — Rep. Andy Levin [D-MI9] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 10, 2021

Rubio on Uyghur Forced Labor Bill: It Is Time for Action
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] on Dec 8, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1155 will add $1 million in new spending through 2031.

History

Feb 18, 2021
 
Introduced

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Apr 21, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

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Dec 8, 2021
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1155 is 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.

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