CHAPTER 100

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 230

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 19, CHAPTER 5, DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CHILD LABOR.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend §514, Chapter 5, Title 19 of the Delaware Code by striking said Section in its entirety and inserting therein the following:

No child 14 to 15 years of age to whom an employment certificate, general or provisional, has been issued shall be employed, permitted or suffered to work in, about or in connection with any establishment or in any occupation before the hour of 6:00 a.m. or after the hour of 7:00 p.m. unless the day of employment falls on Friday, Saturday, a non-school day that does not precede a school day or a school day that precedes a non-school day. On such days, hours of employment may extend until 10:00 p.m. Further, no child covered by this Section shall be employed, permitted or suffered to work for more than 6 days or more than 48 hours in any one week, nor more than 8 hours fn any l day without at least 30 minutes continuous rest between 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. except that in any event such rest period shall come not later than after 5 hours of work. The presence of such child in any establishment during working hours shall be prima facie evidence of that person's employment therein."

Approved July 8, 1987