H.R.3812 - International Child Labor Elimination Act of 1996104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] (Introduced 07/12/1996)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations; Ways and Means; Banking and Financial Services|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/26/1996 Referred to the Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3812 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/12/1996)
International Child Labor Elimination Act of 1996 - Directs the Secretary of Labor annually to identify foreign countries that do not prohibit child labor, or that have laws prohibiting child labor but do not enforce them, and those industries in such countries in which child labor is used.
Prohibits: (1) the entry into the United States of any article that is a product of child labor; and (2) U.S. and multilateral assistance to identified countries, with specified exceptions.
Sets forth both civil and criminal penalties for violations of this Act.
Authorizes appropriations for a U.S. contribution to the International Labor Organization for the activities of the International Program on the Elimination of Child Labor.