ST BAN FORCED LABOR GOODS
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the State Prohibition of Goods from Forced Labor Act.
Provides that each contract entered into by a State agency for the
procurement of equipment, materials, or supplies must specify that any
foreign-made goods produced under the contract were not by forced,
convict, or indentured labor. Provides that a contractor who violates
this provision shall be subject to suspension or a monetary penalty
and that the State may void the contract.
FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Dept. of Central Management Services)
There would be two additional headcount required at a cost of
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Imposes sanctions on a contractor who knew (instead of knew or
should have known) that equipment, materials or supplies were produced
by forced labor.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 01-01-09
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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