Child labor; employment of children on tobacco farms, civil penalty. (HB356)

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; civil penalty. 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
01/01/2020Committee
01/01/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101636D
01/01/2020Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/14/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB356)
01/15/2020Referred from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/15/2020Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
01/16/2020Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #1
01/28/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 2-N)
01/28/2020Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/30/2020Reported from Labor and Commerce (14-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/31/2020Assigned App. sub: Commerce Agriculture & Natural Resources
02/05/2020Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)
02/11/2020Left in Appropriations

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