Date of enactment: March 28, 2018
2017 Assembly Bill 326   Date of publication*: March 29, 2018
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes: Effective date of acts. “Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication."
An Act to renumber and amend 103.66 (1); and to create 103.66 (1) (b) of the statutes; relating to: employment of minors as lifeguards.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
153,1 Section 1. 103.66 (1) of the statutes is renumbered 103.66 (1) (intro.) and amended to read:
103.66 (1) (intro.) The department may investigate, determine and fix reasonable classifications of employments, places of employment and minimum ages for hazardous employment for minors, and may issue general or special orders prohibiting the employment of minors in employments or places of employment prejudicial to the life, health, safety or welfare of minors, and may carry out the purposes of ss. 103.64 to 103.82. In fixing minimum ages for hazardous employment for minors under this subsection, the department shall permit do all of the following:
(a) Permit the employment of a minor 14 years of age or over as a laboratory assistant for a nonprofit, community-based organization that provides educational opportunities in medically related fields if the minor is under the direct supervision of a mentor and the laboratory at which the minor is employed complies with 10 CFR 20.1207 and 29 CFR 1910.1030.
153,2 Section 2. 103.66 (1) (b) of the statutes is created to read:
103.66 (1) (b) Permit the employment of a minor 15 years of age or over as a lifeguard. The department shall require that an adult employee be present on the premises whenever a 15-year-old is employed as a lifeguard and shall require any minor to have successfully completed a bona fide life saving course in order to be employed as a lifeguard.