Ohio Legislation Extending Child Work Hours Passes Senate
The chamber passed Senate Bill 30 in a 25-7 party-line vote
Ohio senators who supported a bill extending the hours 14 and 15-year-olds can work during the school year say remedying the workforce shortage won’t come with increased risks to children.
"Nobody in this chamber would ever do anything to endanger our children here," said state Sen. Jerry Cirino, R-Kirtland. "I hope we all would stipulate to that."
The chamber passed Senate Bill 30 in a 25-7 party-line vote this week, moving the bill to the Ohio House for consideration next.
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