H.R.672 - Northern Ireland Fair Employment Practices Act103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Fish, Hamilton, Jr. [R-NY-19] (Introduced 01/27/1993)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs; Rules; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||02/11/1993 Referred to the Subcommittee on Europe and the Middle East. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.672 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/27/1993)
Northern Ireland Fair Employment Practices Act - Prohibits an article from being imported into the United States from Northern Ireland unless documentation is presented at the time of entry indicating that the enterprise which manufactured or assembled such article complied at the time of manufacture with certain fair employment principles (such as freedom from religious discrimination). Bases such principles on the MacBride Principles, a nine point set of guidelines for fair employment in Northern Ireland.
Requires any U.S. person who has a branch or office in Northern Ireland or who controls an enterprise in Northern Ireland in which more than 20 people are employed to insure implementation of such employment principles and compliance with this Act.
Authorizes the President to waive the requirements of this Act in the interest of national security.