S.744 Immigration bill - Sec. 3609: RESPONSIBILITIES OF SECRETARY OF STATE
Posted Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 4:57 pm
- (a) In General- The Secretary of State shall ensure that
each United States diplomatic mission has a person who shall be
responsible for receiving information from any worker who has been
subject to violations of this subtitle.
- (b) Provision of Information- The responsible person
referred to in subsection (a) shall ensure that the information received
is provided to the Department of Justice, the Department of Labor, or
any other relevant Federal agency.
- (c) Mechanisms- The Attorney General and the Secretary
shall ensure that there is a mechanism for any actions that need to be
taken in response to information received under subsection (a).
- (d) Assistance From Foreign Government- The person
designated for receiving information pursuant to this subsection is
strongly encouraged to coordinate with governments and civil society
organizations in the countries of origin to ensure the worker receives
- (e) Maintenance and Availability of Information- The
Secretary of State shall ensure that consulates maintain information
regarding the identities of foreign labor contractors and the employers
to whom the foreign labor contractors supply workers. The Secretary of
State shall make such information publically available in written form
and on-line, including on the websites of United States embassies in the
official language of that country.
- (f) Annual Public Disclose- The Secretary of State shall
make publically available on-line, on an annual basis, data disclosing
the gender, country of origin and state, if available, date of birth,
wage, level of training, and occupation category, disaggregated by job
and by visa category.
RESPONSIBILITIES OF SECRETARY OF STATE