Federal Legislation
December 12, 2003

H.R. 3139 - Fair labor Standards Act of 1938

Action Requested:
None at this time. HSLDA's National Center is tracking this legislation.

Background:
Official purpose: To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to reform the provisions relating to child labor, and for other purposes.

Introduced September 23, 2003 by Rep. Tom Lantos [CA-12]

Cosponsors (40)

Status:

9/23/2003: Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
9/24/2003: Introductory remarks on measure.
10/1/2003: Introductory remarks on measure.
10/14/2003: Referred to the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections.
12/31/2004: This bill is "dead". It was not passed into law before the end of the 108th Congress.

Bill Summary and Status

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA is troubled by many sections of H.R. 3139. We are tracking its progress and will keep you informed of any recommended action or if any changes are made to the language.

 Other Resources

H.R. 3139 (Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)