Child labor; tobacco farms. (HB1868)

Introduced By

Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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 »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101578D
01/10/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/16/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1868)
01/17/2017Referred from General Laws
01/17/2017Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/19/2017Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #2
01/24/2017Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/08/2017Left in Commerce and Labor