Summary: S.1816 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to Senate with amendment(s) (06/25/1984)

(Reported to Senate from the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation with amendment, S.Rept. 98-529)

Textile Fiber and Wool Product Identification Improvement Act - Amends the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act and the Wool Products Labeling Act of 1939 to require a textile fiber or wool product to be so labeled if it has been processed or manufactured in the United States.

Requires the product, as well as the package in which it is contained, to be labeled as to country of origin. Makes special exceptions for hosiery products.

Requires catalog sales descriptions and other advertisements for textile and wool products to contain country of origin information.

Requires that the identification label on imported textile fiber or wool products be affixed to the most conspicuous place on the inner side of the product.