Governor Signs CalChamber ‘Job Creator’ Bill CalChamber, March 23, 2010 The following bills are related to international trade and have been introduced in the California State Legislature in the 2009-2010 Legislative Session.
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SB 657 (Steinberg; D-Sacramento) Human Trafficking
Mandates that “every retail seller and manufacturer doing business in this state” develop, maintain, and implement a policy addressing the eradication of slavery and human trafficking from their supply chain. The bill inappropriately makes California employers responsible for the actions of businesses with which they have no contractual relationship, are located in other countries, and could be engaged in activities that may best be handled on a diplomatic level.
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