TALLAHASSEE – A Household Republican on Monday submitted a invoice that could raise limits on the range of hrs that 16-12 months-aged and 17-year-aged youths can operate in Florida.
Rep. Linda Chaney, R-St. Pete Seashore, submitted the bill (HB 49) for consideration all through the 2024 legislative session, which will start out in January.
The monthly bill would delete component of point out regulation that says minors who are age 16 or 17 cannot perform right before 6:30 a.m. or immediately after 11 p.m. or for a lot more than 8 hours when school is scheduled the up coming working day.
The regulation also bars 16-year-olds and 17-year-olds from operating a lot more than 30 hours a 7 days when college is in session.
“Minors 16 and 17 years of age may possibly be utilized, permitted, or endured to work the exact quantity of several hours as a particular person who is 18 many years of age or more mature,” the invoice says.
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