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H.R. 1785: Future in Logging Careers Act

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To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to exempt certain 16- and 17-year-old individuals employed in timber harvesting entities or mechanized timber harvesting entities from child labor laws, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Jared Golden

Sponsor. Representative for Maine's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 14, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Mar 14, 2019
Status

Introduced on Mar 14, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 14, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

Golden, Risch Lead Bipartisan Effort to Level the Playing Field for Family Businesses in Forest Products Industry
    — Rep. Jared Golden [D-ME2] (Sponsor) on Sep 12, 2019

Risch, Golden Lead Bipartisan Effort to Level the Playing Field for Family Businesses in Forest Products Industry
    — Sen. James Risch [R-ID] on Sep 12, 2019

King, Golden, Risch Lead Bipartisan Effort to Level the Playing Field for Family Businesses in Forest Products Industry
    — Sen. Angus King [I-ME] on Sep 12, 2019

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History

Mar 14, 2019
 
Introduced

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H.R. 1785 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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