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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 734         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 863

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Robert L. Hedlund

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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 regarding youth sports referees .

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Robert L. Hedlund

Plymouth and Norfolk

Michael R. Knapik

Second Hampden and Hampshire


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 734        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 863

By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 863) of Robert L. Hedlund and Michael R. Knapik for legislation relative to youth sports referees.  Labor and Workforce Development. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 929 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act regarding youth sports referees .
 

              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. Section 60 of Chapter 149 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting, at the end thereof, the following:-

              This section shall not be deemed to prohibit children ten to fourteen years of age from participating in a youth sporting event as a referee, coach or other position necessary to the sporting event; except that, this paragraph shall not include working at a concession stand. For purposes of this paragraph, “youth sporting event” means an event where all players are under the age of eighteen and the event is sponsored and supervised by a public body or a not for profit entity.

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