H.R. 3066 (112th): Companionship Exemption Protection Act

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Sep 23, 2011 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3066

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 23, 2011

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce

A BILL

To preserve the companionship services exemption for minimum wage and overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Companionship Exemption Protection Act.

2.

Preservation of the companionship services exemption

Paragraph (15) of section 13(a) of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (29 U.S.C. 213(a)(15)) is amended—

(1)

by inserting (including third party non-medical in-home care such as companionship, light housekeeping, meal preparation, errands, assistance to appointments, laundry, medication reminders, bathing, and assistance with incontinence and grooming) after companionship services; and

(2)

by striking (as such terms are defined and delimited by regulations of the Secretary).