HR 2234

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 2234

To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to strengthen the provisions relating to child labor.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 16, 2011

Ms. ROYBAL-ALLARD 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 strengthen the provisions relating to child labor.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. AMENDED DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 3. REVISED AGE REQUIREMENT FOR CHILD AGRICULTURAL EMPLOYMENT; REPEAL OF WAIVER PROVISION FOR HAND HARVEST LABORERS.

SEC. 4. INCREASED CIVIL PENALTIES FOR CHILD LABOR VIOLATIONS.

SEC. 5. SPECIAL CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR CERTAIN AGGRAVATED CHILD LABOR VIOLATIONS.

SEC. 6. PESTICIDE-RELATED WORKER PROTECTION STANDARD.

SEC. 7. APPLICATION OF FAIR LABOR STANDARDS AMENDMENTS.

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