Text: H.R.5327 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/31/2014)


113th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5327


To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to prohibit work by children in tobacco-related agriculture as particularly hazardous oppressive child labor.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 31, 2014

Mr. Cicilline (for himself, Ms. Norton, and Mr. Grijalva) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce


A BILL

To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to prohibit work by children in tobacco-related agriculture as particularly hazardous oppressive child labor.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Tobacco-related agriculture employment of children.

Section 3(l) of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (29 U.S.C. 203(l)) is amended by adding at the end the following: “Any employment in which children under the age of 18 come into direct contact with tobacco plants or dried tobacco leaves shall be considered particularly hazardous oppressive child labor within the meaning of this subsection.”.


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