91st General Assembly
Summary of HB1705
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Short description: 
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

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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