OTTAWATrade in minerals used in mobile phones, laptops and other consumer electronics is financing armed conflict in Africa and should be brought under control, the federal New Democrats say.
Sep 24, 2014Conflict Minerals Act An Act respecting corporate practices relating to the extraction, processing, purchase, trade and use of conflict minerals from the Great Lakes Region of Africa. This bill was last introduced in the 41st Parliament, 2nd Session, which ended in August 2015. This bill was previously introduced in the 41st Parliament, 1st Session.
NDP to introduce federal bill on conflict minerals. KEMET Corporation and its subsidiaries is the world's largest manufacturer of solid tantalum capacitors and and one of the world's largest manufacturer of multilayer ceramic capacitors.
Mar 26, 2013NDP introduces bill for tighter controls on use of conflict minerals in cellphones and laptops
Bill introduced to curb mineral trade that fuels war and rape. A House bill introduced today by Rep. Jim McDermott (D WA) aims to curb that trade by identifying which mines are in conflict zones and requiring importers of related mineral goods to certify whether or not
Minerals may be everywhere, but conflict doesnt have to be. Together, we can take conflict out of Canadian homes and, in doing so, out of the Congo. Paul Dewar is the Canadian Member of Parliament for Ottawa Centre and the Foreign Affairs Critic for the NDP Official Opposition.
We could save VIA Rail. I am relying heavily on the bill that was introduced a few months ago by my former colleague, Olivia Chow, before she left the House. Conflict Minerals Mr. Paul Dewar (Ottawa Centre, NDP) Mr. Speaker, I have a petition regarding the war that has been raging in the Congo since 1998, where 5.4 million people have
Mar 26, 2013NDP Foreign Affairs critic Paul Dewar wants to stop the spread of conflict minerals coming from the Congo. By Andrew Russell NDP Foreign Affairs critic Paul Dewar introduced private members legislation on Tuesday aimed at fighting the use of so called conflict minerals that often end up in electronic products like smartphones, and game consoles.
Mar 31, 2013OTTAWA NDP foreign affairs critic Paul Dewar has introduced a bill to fight the spread of so called conflict minerals in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Dewar said that minerals from the war ravaged nation have been used to fund an armed conflict that has claimed more than five million lives.
Mar 27, 2013The NDP is hoping to crack down on the spread of so called "conflict minerals" from the Democratic Republic of Congo. NDP MP Paul Dewar has introduced a bill to aimed at preventing the use of the minerals in electronic devices.
Bill C 486 An Act respecting corporate practices relating to the extraction, processing, purchase, trade and use of conflict minerals from the Great Lakes Region of Africa
Bill C 486 Introduced on March 26th 2013 by MP Paul Dewar (NDP), Bill C 486(the Conflict Minerals Act), is set to go to a Second Reading vote currently scheduled for
A Conflict mineral procurement bill for Oregon. Oregon should institute responsible electronic purchasing through the enactment of a state procurement policy to require that all state level purchases take into consideration the presence of conflict minerals when purchasing electronics.
ndp Christine Moore NDP AbitibiTmiscamingue, QC Mr. Speaker, I have been waiting patiently to speak to Bill C 486 respecting the extraction of conflict minerals.
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New Democratic Republic of Congo mining law could leave the door open to corrupt deals. Congo must tighten up its regulation so that such individuals cannot obtain privileged access to the countrys mineral wealth, which should instead be paying for much needed schools, hospitals and roads.".
US House Passes Dodd Frank Repeal Bill Melissa Shaw June 8th, 2017 Part of the Dodd Frank Act requires firms to disclose whether they use conflict minerals in their products.
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The bill was introduced at a time of international action on conflict minerals, and the pace has only picked up since last year. In May 2011, the OECD, the Organisation for Economic Co operation and Development, published guidance and made a recommendation on exercising due diligence in
On May 2, Maryland Governor Martin OMalley signed into law the Maryland State Procurement and Congo Conflict Minerals Bill, making Maryland the second state to pass such legislation. The law addresses the link between the minerals in electronics products
Shown Here Reported to House without amendment (02/20/2018) (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to repeal provisions requiring public companies to make disclosures relating to their use of conflict minerals originating in the Democratic Republic of the Congo or an adjoining country.
H.R. 4128 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law. This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
Bill C 486 An Act respecting corporate practices relating to the extraction, processing, purchase, trade and use of conflict minerals from the Great Lakes Region of Africa (defeated on September 24, 2014) was introduced by NDP MP and Foreign Affairs Critic Paul Dewar to require Canadian companies that use tin, tungsten, tantalum or gold in
OTTAWA NDP foreign affairs critic Paul Dewar has introduced a bill to fight the spread of so called "conflict minerals" in the Democratic Republic of Congo key components for cellphones, computers and a myriad of devices. Dewar said that minerals from the war ravaged nation have been used to fund an armed conflict that has claimed more than five million lives.
The conflict minerals disclosures are due by May 31 of each year beginning in 2014 for the preceding calendar year (June 2, 2014, because May 31, 2014 is a Saturday).
NDP Conflict Minerals Bill Would Prevent Their Use In Electronic Devices. Last year, Charles Taylor the former Liberian president and blood diamond profiteer became the first former head of state to be convicted by an international war crimes court since the Second World War when he received a 50 year sentence from a Netherlands based tribunal.
Bill C 486 (Historical) Conflict Minerals Act and the purpose and possibility of Bill C 486, standing in the name of my colleague from the New Democratic Party. It is a very important discussion. Last March, I introduced the bill on conflict minerals in the House of Commons.
In response to calls from youth in her constituency of Terrebonne Blainville, Borg collaborated with and seconded MP Paul Dewar's Bill C 486 in March 2013. Bill C 486 seeks to end the use of conflict minerals in Canada, particularly those originating in the Great Lakes region of Central Africa.
NDP MP Paul Dewar will lead off debate on his proposed bill, the Conflict Minerals Act (C 486), which seeks to curtail the use of conflict minerals (sold to finance the war in the Democratic Republic of Congo) from being used in products that Canadians consume like cell phones and computers.
Government play by play. December 12, 2014. The Conservatives vote down the Conflict Minerals Act (Bill C 486), a private members bill put forward by NDP Paul Dewar. The act proposed stricter adherence to corporate practices relating to the extraction, processing, purchase, trade and use of conflict minerals from the Great Lakes Region