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State Rep To Offer Jon & Kate Child Law

May 26, 2010

A Pennsylvania state rep will introduce a new child-labor law on Thursday inspired by Jon and Kate Gosselin.

Rep. Thomas P. Murt of Montgomery County says the law is regarding Child Labor Laws related to the entertainment industry and based on April's Republican Policy Committee hearing on child labor.

Much of the focus of that hearing was on Jon and Kate Gosselin, TLC and witnesses who alleged that children were being exploited by such TV shows.

Right after the hearing, the state said the Gosselins and TLC didn't break any laws filing the show in Wernersville, Pa., and areas near Philadelphia, but they also needed to file some additional permits. Read More