H. R. 3708
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
December 16, 2011
Mr. Fortenberry (for himself and Mr. Terry) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce
To prohibit the Secretary of Labor from issuing a final rule that prevents the agricultural employment of minors to detassel.
Rule preventing the agricultural employment of minors to detassel prohibited
To the extent that the proposed rule entitled Child Labor Regulations, Orders and Statements of Interpretation; Child Labor Violations—Civil Money Penalties published by the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor on September 2, 2011 (76 Fed. Reg. 54836 et seq.) prevents or otherwise effects the agricultural employment of minors to detassel, rogue, or otherwise engage in the production of seed or to engage in related and incidental agricultural employment, the Secretary of Labor shall not issue a final rule on, or otherwise implement, the proposed rule.