language to be deleted (2) new language
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.