[USC02] 29 USC 1801: Congressional statement of purpose
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29 USC 1801: Congressional statement of purpose Text contains those laws in effect on January 17, 2020
From Title 29-LABORCHAPTER 20-MIGRANT AND SEASONAL AGRICULTURAL WORKER PROTECTION

§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 .)

Effective Date

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]."

Short Title

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".