language to be deleted (2) new language
CHAPTER 26-S.F.No. 1064 An act relating to child labor; exempting certain minors from minimum age restrictions for work as soccer assistant referees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 181A.07, by adding a subdivision. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 181A.07, is amended by adding a subdivision to read: Subd. 4a. A minor at least 11 years of age and less than 14 years of age shall be exempt from the minimum age provisions of section 181A.04, subdivision 1, if employed in the position of assistant referee in a youth soccer athletic program event in which the participants are under 14 years of age and if: (1) an adult representing the state or local athletic program is on the premises at which the athletic program event is occurring; and (2) a person responsible for the state or local athletic program possesses a written acknowledgment signed by the minor's parent or guardian consenting to the minor's employment as an assistant soccer referee. Sec. 2. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] Section 1 is effective the day following final enactment. Presented to the governor April 29, 2003 Signed by the governor May 2, 2003, 11:00 a.m.