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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 731 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to rest breaks for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity; providing an administrative penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
SB 341 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to rest breaks for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 581 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to exempting from certain employment restrictions the employment of certain children engaged in the direct sale of newspapers to the general public. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2930 79-0 (2005) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to an age limitation on children engaged in the performance of duties related to a paper route. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 81 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the labeling of consumer goods produced through the use of child labor; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3087 77-0 (2001) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to prohibiting procurement by the state of goods created using child or forced labor. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 160 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the regulation of certain sales or solicitations made by children; providing a penalty. House: Economic Development
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 583 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to certain notification requirements for an employer of a child, a person with mental retardation, or a person who is mentally incapacitated. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 895 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to restrictions on the employment of certain children; providing penalties. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to s/c by chair
HB 1794 76-0 (1999) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the offense of employment harmful to certain persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3220 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the labeling of consumer goods produced through the use of child labor; providing a criminal penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1278 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the employment of a child. House: Business & Commerce See remarks
HB 539 67-0 (1981) Author: Criss, Lloyd
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the regulation of child labor. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1839 65-0 (1977) Author: Clark, Bill Relating to an exemption from compulsory school attendance for children holding permits to work under the child labor laws. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 1866 62-0 (1971) Author: Bynum, Ben Relating to permitting the employment of certain children under the supervision of certain child welfare agencies.
SB 408 58-0 (1963) Author: Kennard, Don | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code concerning the employment of children.
HB 203 57-0 (1961) Author: de la Garza, II, Eligio "Kika" Relating to amending certain Articles of the Penal Code of Texas, 1925, concerning employment of children.
HB 668 57-0 (1961) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act concerning the child labor exemption permit.
SB 176 57-0 (1961) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to amending the Penal Code of Texas and repealing a certain Statute relating to the concern of employment of children.
HB 733 56-0 (1959) Author: de la Garza, II, Eligio "Kika" Relating to amending the Penal Code concerning the employment of a child over the age of 16 years.
SB 337 56-0 (1959) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to amending the Penal Code relative to the employment of children.
HB 566 55-0 (1957) Author: Isaacks, Maud | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the employment of children of compulsory school age during school hours of the regular school year unless such children are exempt from compulsory school attendance; fixing the penalty for violation.
SB 283 55-0 (1957) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to prohibiting the employment of children of compulsory school age during school hours of the regular school year unless such children are exempt from compulsory school attendance; fixing the penalty.
HB 690 53-0 (1953) Author: Jones, Obie Relating to employment of children and hours thereof, and regulating employment of children during the school term; providing for issuance of a Work Permit by the County Superintendent of Public Instruction or the County Judge; providing for penalties for violations of this act.
SB 283 53-0 (1953) Author: Kazen, Jr., Abraham "Chick" Relating to employment of children and hours thereof, and regulating employment of children during the school hours, providing for issuance of a Work Permit by the County Superintendent of Public Instruction of the County Judge, providing for inspections by the Commissioner of Labor Statistics and the County Superintendent of Public Instruction or the County Judge, providing for penalties for violations of this Act.
HB 37 49-0 (1945) Author: Cato, Arthur Relating to providing for a Child Labor Law for Texas, providing minimum ages and maximum hours of work, etc.; providing for the enforcement of the Act.
HB 279 48-0 (1943) Author: Cato, Arthur Relating to repealing certain Chapters of the Penal Code; providing for a Child Labor Law for Texas, providing minimum ages and maximum hours of work, providing certain exceptions to the Act, prohibiting certain hours of work, providing meal periods, requiring the posting of hours of work, etc.
HJR 34 46-0 (1939) Author: Thornberry, William Homer Proposing a constitutional amendment to ratifying certain amendments to the Constitution of the United States of America passed by the sixty-eight Congress to regulate and prohibit labor of persons under eighteen years of age.
HB 319 41-0 (1929) Author: Bradley, Rolland Barr Relating to amending certain statute relating to child labor. House: Labor
HB 161 39-0 (1925) Author: Young, Dewey | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the employment of children under fifteen years of age to labor in certain occupations, prohibiting the employment of children under seventeen years of age to labor in certain occupations, prohibiting the sending of children under seventeen years of age to certain places, limiting the hours of labor for children under fifteen years of age, providing for permits to be issued by the county judge for children between the ages of twelve and fifteen years to labor in certain occupations and under certain conditions, requiring employers employing children between the ages of twelve and fifteen to secure and post permits where child is employed, providing how such permits may be secured, giving the Commissioner of Labor Statistics, or his deputies or inspectors free access to all places where children or minors are employed, providing penalties for violations of the Act. House: Labor
HB 71 36-0 (1919) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the employment of children under fifteen (15) years of age in certain occupations, and under seventeen (17) years of age in certain other occupations; prescribing certain duties of employers of children, fixing the hours children can be employed, prohibiting employment of children under seventeen (17) years of age at night, providing for one day of rest for children each week, making it a misdemeanor for parents or others having control of children to make false statement or to misrepresent conditions with a view to securing employment for such child or children.
SB 52 36-0 (1919) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to prohibiting the employment of children under fifteen (15) years of age in certain occupations, and under seventeen (17) years of age in certain other occupations, prescribing certain duties of employers of children, fixing the hours children can be employed, making it a misdemeanor for parents or others having control of children to make false statements or to misrepresent conditions with a view to securing employment for such child or children, limiting defenses of employers of children.
SB 180 36-0 (1919) Author: Carlock, Sr., Robert Lee Relating to amending certain statute relating to the employment of children under fifteen (15) years of age to labor in certain occupations so as to provide that in counties of one hundred thousand (100,000) population or over, the duties heretofore devolved upon the county judge by the original Act shall hereafter be performed by the chief probation officer in such counties, and re-enacting the said section of said statutes in all other respects. House: State Affairs
Senate: Towns and City Corporations
HB 58 35-0 (1917) Author: Burton, Charles A. | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the employment of children in certain occupations, limiting the hours of labor for children, providing for permits for children between the ages of twelve and fifteen years, giving the Commissioner of Labor Statistics free access to all places where children are employed; providing penalties.
SB 63 35-0 (1917) Author: Westbrook, Ed Relating to the employment of child labor in Texas; providing penalties for violations of the Act and repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict with the Act.
HB 72 34-0 (1915) Author: Laney, Charles O. | et. al. Relating to regulating the employment of children in certain occupations; fixing penalties.
HB 50 33-0 (1913) Author: Lane, Hunter P. | et. al. Relating to prohibiting certain persons employing any child under the age of 16 to work in excess of a certain amount of hours.
HB 139 33-0 (1913) Author: Foster, T. L. | et. al. Relating to regulating the employment of children in certain occupations and fixing penalties.
SB 261 33-0 (1913) Author: Collins, Vinson Allen "Yank" Relating to regulating the employment of children in certain occupations; providing for the issue of certificates of employment; fixing penalties.
SB 15 32-0 (1911) Author: McNealus, James Clayton | et. al. Relating to regulating the employment of children in factories, mills, mines, quarries, distilleries, breweries, manufacturing and other establishments using dangerous machinery, in manufactory of goods for immoral purposes or when their health may be impaired or morals debased, or to send such child to any disorderly house, bawdy house or house of assignation, or to permit such child to go to any such house, and to provide penalties for violation of same.
HB 38 28-0 (1903) Relating to regulating the employment of children in factories, mills, mines, breweries, manufacturing establishments and other establishments using machinery; and to provide penalties for violation of same.

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