23-233. Permissible hours of labor for persons under the age of sixteen; exceptions; definition

A. Employment of persons under the age of sixteen shall be confined to:

1. Not more than forty hours in any one week when the person is not enrolled in a session of school or when school is not in session.

2. Not more than eighteen hours in any one week when the person is enrolled in any session of school when school is in session.

3. Not more than eight hours in any one day when the person is not enrolled in a session of school or on a day when school is not in session.

4. Not more than three hours in any one day when the person is enrolled in any session of school on a day when school is in session.

B. A person shall not employ persons under the age of sixteen at night nor shall they be employed in solicitation sales or deliveries on a door-to-door basis between 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on days preceding a day when school is in session and between 7:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. on days preceding a day when school is not in session.

C. The provisions of this section do not apply to persons who deliver newspapers to a consumer.

D. For the purpose of this section, "night" means:

1. On a day preceding a day when school is in session, those hours beginning at 9:30 p.m. and continuing until 6:00 a.m. on the succeeding day.

2. On a day preceding a day when school is not in session, those hours beginning at 11:00 p.m. and continuing until 6:00 a.m. on the succeeding day.