Children; employment on tobacco farms prohibited, exception. (HB1906)

Introduced By

Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Child labor; tobacco farms. Prohibits any person from employing a child under the age of 18 years to work in direct contact with tobacco plants or dried tobacco leaves unless (i) the owner of the farm or other location at which such work is conducted is the child's parent, grandparent, or legal guardian and (ii) the child's parent or legal guardian has consented in writing to such employment. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/13/2015Committee
01/13/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102216D
01/13/2015Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/26/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1906)
02/03/2015Tabled in Commerce and Labor