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Chapter 6. Division of Labor Standards Enforcement
Subchapter 2. Employment of Minors in the Entertainment Industry

Article 1. Motion Picture Industries

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§11751. Entertainment Industry Defined; Employment of Minors in the Entertainment Industry.

(a) The Entertainment Industry, hereinafter referred to as the employer, shall be defined as any organization, or individual, using the services of any minor in: Motion pictures of any type (e.g. film, videotape, etc.), using any format (theatrical film, commercial, documentary, television program, etc.) by any medium (e.g. theater, television, videocassette, etc.); photography; recording; modeling; theatrical productions; publicity; rodeos; circuses; musical performances; and any other performances where minors perform to entertain the public.

(b) Any employer in the Entertainment Industry desiring to employ minors in any such work or activity which is not hazardous or detrimental to the health, safety, morals or education of such minors shall make an application to the Division for a Permit to Employ Minors in such work or activity. In determining what is hazardous or detrimental to "morals" within the meaning of these regulations, due regard shall be given to the acts proscribed by Sections 311 through 314 of the California Penal Code.

NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 55, 59 and 1398, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 1396 and 1397, Labor Code.


1. Amendment filed 3-4-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 10).

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