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AB-3175 Entertainment industry: age-eligible minors: training.(2019-2020)

As Amends the Law Today


 Section 1700.52 of the Labor Code is amended to read:

 (a) Prior to the issuance of an entertainment work permit to a minor pursuant to Section 1308.5, the parent or legal guardian of a minor between 14 to 17 years of age, inclusive, hereafter “age-eligible minor,” as well as the age-eligible minor, shall receive and complete training in sexual harassment prevention, retaliation, and reporting resources. shall do all of the following: 
(b) (1)  Sexual harassment prevention training shall consist of training administered by a third-party vendor, on-site, electronically, via Internet Web site, or other means. Sexual harassment prevention training shall include, at a minimum, the components specified in Ensure that the minor completes training in sexual harassment prevention, retaliation, and reporting resources using the online training course made available on the internet website of  the Department of Fair Employment and Housing’s Form 185. Housing pursuant to Section 12950.1 of the Government Code. The minor shall be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian for the training. 
(2) Certify to the Labor Commissioner that the training has been completed.
(c) (b)  Training for each age-eligible minor and his or her  their  parent or legal guardian shall be in the language understood by that person. person, whenever reasonably possible. 
(d) (c)  A licensee shall request and retain a copy of the minor’s entertainment work permit prior to representing or sending a minor artist on an audition, meeting, or interview for engagement of the minor’s services.
SEC. 2.
 No reimbursement is required by this act pursuant to Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution because the only costs that may be incurred by a local agency or school district will be incurred because this act creates a new crime or infraction, eliminates a crime or infraction, or changes the penalty for a crime or infraction, within the meaning of Section 17556 of the Government Code, or changes the definition of a crime within the meaning of Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution.
SEC. 3.
 This act is an urgency statute necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety within the meaning of Article IV of the California Constitution and shall go into immediate effect. The facts constituting the necessity are:
To ensure that minors in the entertainment industry and their parents or guardian receive appropriate training regarding sexual harassment in order to protect the safety of minors as soon as possible, it is necessary for this act to take effect immediately.