S.2221 - Preserving America's Family Farms Act

A bill to prohibit the Secretary of Labor from finalizing a proposed rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 relating to child labor. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to prohibit the Secretary of Labor from finalizing a proposed rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 relating to child labor. as introduced.
  • Short: Preserving America's Family Farms Act as introduced.

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John Thune

R-SD

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Official Summary

Preserving America's Family Farms Act - Prohibits the Secretary of Labor from finalizing or enforcing proposed rule \"Child Labor Regulations, Orders and Statements of Interpretation; Child Labor Violations-Civil Money Penalties\" (relating to child labor in agricultural and nonagricul

Official Summary

Preserving America's Family Farms Act - Prohibits the Secretary of Labor from finalizing or enforcing proposed rule \"Child Labor Regulations, Orders and Statements of Interpretation; Child Labor Violations-Civil Money Penalties\" (relating to child labor in agricultural and nonagricultural occupations) issued pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act and published on September 2, 2011.

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Organizations Supporting S.2221

  • American Farm Bureau Federation
  • United States Cattlemen Association
  • National Cattlemens Beef Association
  • South Dakota Cattlemens Association
  • Cooperative Network
  • Illinois Farm Bureau
  • ...and 2 more. See all.

Organizations Opposing S.2221

  • First Focus Campaign for Children
  • American Federation of Teachers
  • Child Labor Coalition
  • National Consumers League
  • Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs


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