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Amendment

 

January Session, 2011

LCO No. 7658

   
 

*SB0091307658HRO*

Offered by:

 

REP. RIGBY, 63rd Dist.

REP. MINER, 66th Dist.

REP. AMAN, 14th Dist.

 

To: Senate Bill No. 913

File No. 76

Cal. No. 555

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. Subsection (b) of section 31-23 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2011):

(b) (1) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a) of this section, a minor who has reached the age of fourteen may be employed or permitted to work as a caddie or in a pro shop at any municipal or private golf course or in a retail business or restaurant, provided such retail business or restaurant is owned by the minor's parent whether such parent is a biological parent, foster parent, adoptive parent, stepparent, legal guardian of a minor or an individual who stands in loco parentis to a minor, and a minor who has reached the age of fifteen may be employed or permitted to work in any mercantile establishment, as a bagger, cashier or stock clerk, provided such employment is (A) limited to periods of school vacation during which school is not in session for five consecutive days or more except that such minor employed in a retail food store may work on any Saturday during the year; (B) for not more than forty hours in any week; (C) for not more than eight hours in any day; and (D) between the hours of seven o'clock in the morning and seven o'clock in the evening, except that from July first to the first Monday in September in any year, any such minor may be employed until nine o'clock in the evening.

(2) (A) Each person who employs a fourteen-year-old minor as a caddie or in a pro shop at any municipal or private golf course or in a retail business or restaurant pursuant to this section shall obtain a certificate stating that such minor is fourteen years of age or older, as provided in section 10-193, as amended by this act, and each parent with day-to-day responsibilities to care for or financially support such minor consents to such minor's employment.

(B) [each] Each person who employs a fifteen-year-old minor in any mercantile establishment pursuant to this subsection shall obtain a certificate stating that such minor is fifteen years of age or older, as provided in section 10-193, as amended by this act. Such certificate shall be kept on file at the place of employment and shall be available at all times during business hours to the inspectors of the Labor Department.

(3) The Labor Commissioner may adopt regulations, in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54, as the commissioner deems necessary to implement the provisions of this subsection.

Sec. 502. Section 10-193 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2011):

(a) The superintendent of schools of any local or regional board of education or an agent designated by such superintendent shall, upon application and in accordance with procedures established by the State Board of Education, furnish, to any person desiring to employ a minor under the age of eighteen years (1) in any manufacturing, mechanical or theatrical industry, restaurant or public dining room, or in any bowling alley, shoe-shining establishment or barber shop, a certificate showing that such minor is sixteen years of age or older, (2) in any mercantile establishment, a certificate showing that such minor is fifteen years of age or older, and (3) at any municipal or private golf course or in a retail business or restaurant, provided such retail business or restaurant is owned by the minor's parent whether such parent is a biological parent, foster parent, adoptive parent, stepparent, legal guardian of a minor or an individual who stands in loco parentis to a minor, a certificate showing that such minor is fourteen years of age or older, provided each parent with day-to-day responsibilities to care for or financially support such minor consents to such minor's employment.

(b) The State Board of Education shall establish procedures governing the issuance of such certificates. "