Tennessee refuses federal farm labor rules…

Tennessee refuses radical federal farm labor rules

Bill: HB2669 (PDF)

Sponsored by Rep. Jeremy Faison, and signed into law by Gov. Bill Haslam, HB2669 (Public Ch. No. 757) states that “no pubic funds of this state or any political subdivision of this state shall be allocated to the regulation or enforcement of any change made after December 1, 2011, to the United States department of labor’s Hazardous Occupations Orders for Agricultural Employment relating to children.”

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