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                             CHAPTER 31-H.F.No. 446 
                  An act relating to child labor; exempting certain 
                  minors from minimum age restrictions for work as youth 
                  athletic program referees, umpires, or officials; 
                  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 as a youth 
        athletic program referee, umpire, or official for an age bracket 
        younger than the minor's own age if an adult representing the 
        state or local athletic program is on the premises at which the 
        athletic program event is occurring and 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 a referee, umpire, or 
        official. 
           Sec. 2.  [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 
           Section 1 is effective the day following final enactment. 
           Presented to the governor May 8, 2003 
           Signed by the governor May 8, 2003, 10:10 a.m.