SECTION 1. Chapter 149 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 191 the following section:-
SECTION 192. A boy or girl over 11 years of age and less than 14 years may be employed in any city or town as a youth athletic program referee, umpire, or official for an age bracket younger or equal to the minor's own age; provided, however, that an adult representing the state or local athletic program is on the premises at which the athletic program event is occurring; provided, further, that a person responsible for the state or local athletic program possesses a written acknowledgment signed by the minor's parent or guardian consenting to the minor's employment as a referee, umpire, or official; provided, further, that the employer provides the boy or girl with written policies regarding the activities and responsibilities of the boy or girl; and provided, further, that said organization also provides an orientation and training program for the boy or girl before he or she begins employment.
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