Child labor; employment of children on tobacco farms. (HB989)

Introduced By

Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)

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 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 or (ii) the child's parent or legal guardian has consented in writing to such employment. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/12/2016Committee
01/12/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102482D
01/12/2016Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/18/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB989)
01/21/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #2
01/21/2016Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #2
01/28/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/16/2016Left in Commerce and Labor