Provisions in the same language as the provisions in this section were made by act Oct. 3, 1913, ch. 16, § IV, I, 38 Stat. 195, superseding similar provisions of previous tariff acts. That subdivision was superseded by act Sept. 21, 1922, ch. 356, title III, § 307, 42 Stat. 937, and repealed by section 321 of that act. Section 307 of act Sept. 21, 1922, was superseded by section 307 of act June 17, 1930, comprising this section, and repealed by section 651(a)(1) of the 1930 act.
2016—Pub. L. 114–125 struck out “The provisions of this section relating to goods, wares, articles, and merchandise mined, produced, or manufactured by forced labor or/and indentured labor, shall take effect on January 1, 1932; but in no case shall such provisions be applicable to goods, wares, articles, or merchandise so mined, produced, or manufactured which are not mined, produced, or manufactured in such quantities in the United States as to meet the consumptive demands of the United States.” after “enforcement of this provision.”
2000—Pub. L. 106–200 inserted at end “For purposes of this section, the term ‘forced labor or/and indentured labor’ includes forced or indentured child labor.”
Effective Date of 2016 Amendment
Pub. L. 114–125, title IX, § 910(a)(2), Feb. 24, 2016, 130 Stat. 239, provided that:
“The amendment made by paragraph (1) [amending this section] shall take effect on the date that is 15 days after the date of the enactment of this Act [Feb. 24, 2016].”
Effective Date of 2000 Amendment
Pub. L. 106–200, title IV, § 411(b), May 18, 2000, 114 Stat. 298, provided that:
“The amendment made by this section [amending this section] shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act [May 18, 2000].”
Prohibition on Use of Funds To Prevent Enforcement of Ban on Importation of Convict-Made Goods
Pub. L. 108–90, title V, § 514, Oct. 1, 2003, 117 Stat. 1154, provided that:
“For fiscal year 2004 and thereafter, none of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available to the Department of Homeland Security
shall be available for any activity or for paying the salary of any Government employee where funding an activity or paying a salary to a Government employee would result in a determination, regulation, or policy that would prohibit the enforcement of section 307 of the Tariff Act of 1930
(19 U.S.C. 1307
Prohibition on Use of Funds To Allow Importation of Forced or Indentured Child Labor
Pub. L. 108–90, title V, § 515, Oct. 1, 2003, 117 Stat. 1154, provided that:
“For fiscal year 2004 and thereafter, none of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available to the Department of Homeland Security may be used to allow—
the importation into the United States of any good, ware, article, or merchandise mined, produced, or manufactured by forced or indentured child labor, as determined under section 307 of the Tariff Act of 1930
(19 U.S.C. 1307
the release into the United States of any good, ware, article, or merchandise on which there is in effect a detention order under such section 307 on the basis that the good, ware, article, or merchandise may have been mined, produced, or manufactured by forced or indentured child labor.”
Reporting Requirement on Forced Labor Products Destined for United States Market
Pub. L. 105–261, div. C, title XXXVII, § 3702, Oct. 17, 1998, 112 Stat. 2275, required the Commissioner of Customs, by 1 year after Oct. 17, 1998, to prepare and transmit to Congress a report, with specified information, on products made with forced labor that are destined for the United States market.
Sense of Congress Requesting President To Instruct Secretary of the Treasury To Enforce Section 1307 Without Delay
Pub. L. 100–418, title I, § 1906, Aug. 23, 1988, 102 Stat. 1313, related to Congressional findings of deplorable forced labor conditions in former Soviet Union and request of President to instruct Secretary of the Treasury to enforce this section without delay, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 103–199, title II, § 204(a), Dec. 17, 1993, 107 Stat. 2322.