Summary: H.R.23 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.23. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (01/07/1997)

Stop Sweatshops Act of 1997 - Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide for the civil liability of manufacturers for sweatshop conditions maintained by their contractors in the garment industry. Sets forth civil penalties for violation of recordkeeping and payroll accounting requirements.