H.R.3564 - CARE Act of 2009

To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to strengthen the provisions relating to child labor. view all titles (3)

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  • Short: CARE Act of 2009 as introduced.
  • Short: Children's Act for Responsible Employment of 2009 as introduced.
  • Official: To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to strengthen the provisions relating to child labor. as introduced.

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Lucille Roybal-Allard

D-CA

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Official Summary

Children's Act for Responsible Employment of 2009 or the CARE Act of 2009 - Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) to repeal certain exemptions from child labor prohibitions for agricultural employment. Applies such child labor prohibitions with respect to any employee unde

Official Summary

Children's Act for Responsible Employment of 2009 or the CARE Act of 2009 - Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) to repeal certain exemptions from child labor prohibitions for agricultural employment. Applies such child labor prohibitions with respect to any employee under 18 employed in agriculture unless employed by a parent or a person standing in place of a parent on a farm owned or operated by such parent or person. Eliminates any waiver of such prohibitions for hand-harvesting of certain crops. Increases civil and establishes criminal penalties for child labor violations. Directs the Secretary of Labor to analyze data and report to Congress on work-related injuries to children and related matters. Requires employers to report on work-related serious injuries, illnesses, or deaths of agricultural employees under age 18. Directs the Secretary to revise federal child labor regulations to prohibit the employment of children under 18 in occupations that prohibit exposure to pesticides.

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