Text: H.R.1237 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

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HR 1237 IH
102d CONGRESS
1st Session
 H. R. 1237
To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to clarify the application of
such Act, and for other purposes.
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 5, 1991
Mr. ESPY (for himself, Mr. IRELAND, and Mr. SISISKY) introduced the following
bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Labor
A BILL
To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to clarify the application of
such Act, and for other purposes.
  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
  States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION  . APPLICATIONS OF FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT OF 1938.
  (a) Minimum Wage-
  (1) SPECIAL INDUSTRY COMMITTEES- Section 5(a) of the Fair Labor Standards
  Act of 1938 (29 U.S.C. 205(a)) is amended--
  (A) by striking the phrase `engaged in commerce or in the production of goods
  for commerce, or employed in any enterprise engaged in commerce or in the
  production of goods for commerce' each time that it appears and inserting
  in lieu thereof each time the following. `who are: (i) engaged in industrial
  homework subject to 11(d) and are either (A) engaged in commerce or
  (B) engaged in the production of goods for commerce; or (ii) employed in an
  enterprise engaged in commerce or in the production of goods for commerce'.
  (2) MINIMUM WAGE- Section 6(a) of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938
  (29 U.S.C 206(a)) is amended by striking the phrase `who in any workweek
  is engaged in commerce or in the production of goods for commerce, or
  is employed in an enterprise engaged in commerce or in the production
  of goods for commerce' and inserting in lieu thereof the following: `who
  in any workweek is: (i) engaged in industrial homework subject to 11(d)
  and is either (A) engaged in commerce or (B) engaged in the production of
  goods for commerce; or (ii) employed in an enterprise engaged in commerce
  or in the production of goods for commerce'.
  (3) WAGE ORDERS- Section 8(a) of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938
  (29 U.S.C. 208(a) is amended by striking out `employers in American Samoa
  engaged in commerce or' in the production of goods for commerce or' and
  inserting in lieu thereof `employers in American Samoa'.
  (b) MAXIMUM HOURS- Paragraph (1) and (2) of section 7(a) of the Fair Labor
  Standards Act of 1938 (29 U.S.C. 207(a)) are each amended by striking the
  phrase `who in any workweek is engaged in commerce or in the production
  of goods for commerce, or is employed in an enterprise engaged in commerce
  or in the production of goods for commerce' and inserting in lieu thereof
  the following: `who in any workweek is: (i) engaged in industrial homework
  subject to 11(d) and is either (A) engaged in commerce or (B) engaged in
  the production of goods for commerce; or (ii) employed in an enterprise
  engaged in commerce or in the production of goods for commerce'.
  (c) SEX DISCRIMINATION- Paragraphs (1) and (2) of section 6(d) of the
  Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (29 U.S.C. 206(d)) are each amended by
  inserting after `employees subject to any provisions of this section'
  the following: `or employees engaged in commerce or in the production of
  goods for commerce'.
  (d) HANDICAPPED WORKERS- Section 14(c)(1) of the Fair Labor Standards Act
  of 1938 (29 U.S.C. 214(c)(1)) is amended by inserting after `injury' the
  following: `and who are engaged in commerce or in the production of goods
  for commerce, or who are employed in an enterprise engaged in commerce or
  in the production of goods for commerce'.
  (e) EFFECTIVE DATE- The amendments made by this section shall take effect
  as if included in section 3 of the Fair Labor Standards Amendments of 1989.