HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 627        FILED ON: 1/13/2015

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1709

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Colleen M. Garry

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to child labor law.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Date Added:

Colleen M. Garry

36th Middlesex

1/13/2015

 



HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 627        FILED ON: 1/13/2015

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1709

By Miss Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1709) of Colleen M. Garry relative to child labor laws.  Labor and Workforce Development.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1724 OF 2013-2014.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Eighty-Ninth General Court
(2015-2016)

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An Act relative to child labor law.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

SECTION 1. Chapter 149 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended in section 78A, by striking out the second and third sentences and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:-

“The citation may require a person: (1) to comply immediately with sections 56 to 104, inclusive: (2) for each willful violation of any of those sections, to pay a civil penalty of not more than $250 for the first offense, $500 for the second offense, and $2,500 for the third and each subsequent offense; and (3) for each violation that is not willful of any of those sections, to pay a civil penalty of not more than $100 for the first offense, $200 for the second offense, and $500 for the third and each subsequent offense.”