H.R.864 - To prohibit the entry into the United States of items produced, grown, or manufactured in the People's Republic of China with the use of forced labor.103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Solomon, Gerald B. H. [R-NY-22] (Introduced 02/04/1993)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/10/1993 Referred to the Subcommittee on Trade. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.864 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/04/1993)
Prohibits the importation of Chinese products unless: (1) the Secretary of the Treasury determines that they are not manufactured with the use of forced labor; and (2) such determination is based on certain consultations with international organizations conducting inspections and a certification to the Secretary that a product was not manufactured with the use of forced labor. Requires the United States to use all diplomatic efforts to persuade China to permit representatives of certain international organizations to inspect all facilities holding detainees to assure that products for export are not being produced with the use of forced labor.
Sets forth civil penalties for violations of such prohibition and the making of a false certification.