H.R.7998: Sanctioning Supporters of Slave Labor Act

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  • Introduced June 9, 2022
  • Latest Major Action Nov. 1, 2022

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Sanctioning Supporters of Slave Labor Act This bill expands existing sanctions on foreign individuals and entities responsible for human rights abuses (e.g., such as torture or forced labor) against members of Muslim minority groups or other persons in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in China. Specifically, this bill requires sanctions on foreign individuals and entities that knowingly (1) provide material support to the parties subject...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 1, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
June 9, 2022
Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
June 9, 2022

Introduced in the House by Jim Banks (R-Ind.)

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