2012 US Code
Title 29 - Labor
Chapter 20 - MIGRANT AND SEASONAL AGRICULTURAL WORKER PROTECTION (§§ 1801 - 1872)
Section 1801 - Congressional statement of purpose
|Publication Title||United States Code, 2012 Edition, Title 29 - LABOR|
|Category||Bills and Statutes|
|Collection||United States Code|
|SuDoc Class Number||Y 1.2/5:|
|Contained Within||Title 29 - LABOR |
CHAPTER 20 - MIGRANT AND SEASONAL AGRICULTURAL WORKER PROTECTION
Sec. 1801 - Congressional statement of purpose
|Laws in Effect as of Date||January 15, 2013|
|Short Titles||Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act.</p>|
|Source Credit||Pub. L. 97-470, §2, Jan. 14, 1983, 96 Stat. 2584.|
|Statutes at Large References||96 Stat. 2584, 2600|
|Public Law References||Public Law 97-470|
§1801. Congressional statement of purpose
It is the purpose of this chapter to remove the restraints on commerce caused by activities detrimental to migrant and seasonal agricultural workers; to require farm labor contractors to register under this chapter; and to assure necessary protections for migrant and seasonal agricultural workers, agricultural associations, and agricultural employers.
(Pub. L. 97–470, §2, Jan. 14, 1983, 96 Stat. 2584.)
Pub. L. 97–470, title V, §524, Jan. 14, 1983, 96 Stat. 2600, provided in part that: “The provisions of this Act [enacting this chapter and repealing chapter 52 (§2041 et seq.) of Title 7, Agriculture] shall take effect ninety days from the date of enactment [Jan. 14, 1983].”
Pub. L. 97–470, §1, Jan. 14, 1983, 96 Stat. 2584, provided in part that this Act [enacting this chapter and repealing chapter 52 (§2041 et seq.) of Title 7, Agriculture] may be cited as the “Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act”.
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