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                            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.