H.R.2759: Business Transparency on Trafficking and Slavery Act

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about finance and financial sector
  • Introduced Aug. 1, 2011
  • Latest Major Action Aug. 22, 2011

Bill Summary

Business Transparency on Trafficking and Slavery Act - Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) forced labor, slavery, human trafficking and the worst forms of child labor are among the most egregious forms of abuse in the name of commercial profit; (2) the legislative and regulatory framework to prevent goods produced through forced labor, slavery, human trafficking, and the worst forms of child labor from passing into the stream of commerce...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises.
Aug. 1, 2011

Introduced in the House by Carolyn B. Maloney (D-N.Y.)

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