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H.R. 1454 (115th): Future Logging Careers Act

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To exempt certain 16- and 17-year-old individuals employed in logging or mechanized operations from child labor laws.

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Sponsor and status

Raúl Labrador

Sponsor. Representative for Idaho's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 9, 2017
Length: 4 pages
Mar 9, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 9, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


34 Cosponsors (29 Republicans, 5 Democrats)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

House Passes Labrador Bill Aiding Idaho Family Loggers
    — Rep. Raúl Labrador [R-ID1, 2011-2018] (Sponsor) on Nov 1, 2017

Forestry Legislation Moves Forward in the House With Rep. Poliquins Family Logging Jobs Bill Included
    — Rep. Bruce Poliquin [R-ME2, 2015-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 27, 2017

Healthy Forest Bill Clears Committee, Includes Labrador Fix for Idaho Family Loggers
    — Rep. Raúl Labrador [R-ID1, 2011-2018] (Sponsor) on Jun 27, 2017

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Mar 9, 2017

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H.R. 1454 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1454. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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