Child labor; tobacco farms, civil penalty. (HB876)

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
01/12/2022Committee
01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103212D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Energy
01/20/2022Assigned sub: Subcommittee #4
01/26/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB876)
02/08/2022Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (3-Y 2-N)
02/15/2022Left in Commerce and Energy

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