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Introduced House Bill (H)

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Youth employment. Provides that an employment certificate is not required for a child who is at least 13 years of age and who is employed by or works for a church, religious society, or nonprofit program or ministry of a church or religious society, if: (1) the work the child performs is limited to office and clerical work, clean-up work, and grounds maintenance; (2) the child works with or is supervised by a person who is at least 18 years of age; and (3) the child has on file with the child's employer an original or a copy of a Youth employment. Provides that an employment certificate is not required for a child who is at least 13 years of age and who is employed by or works for a church, religious society, or nonprofit program or ministry of a church or religious society, if: (1) the work the child performs is limited to office and clerical work, clean-up work, and grounds maintenance; (2) the child works with or is supervised by a person who is at least 18 years of age; and (3) the child has on file with the child's employer an original or a copy of a written consent to the child's employment signed by the child's parent or guardian. Requires the child's employer to conduct a fingerprint based criminal history background check of both national and state records data bases and a check of the national sex offender registry maintained by the United States Department of Justice for each prospective or current adult employee or volunteer who is or will be working with or supervising the child. ... View more