§ 28-3-3.1. Work experience program.
The school committee of each city and town is authorized to adopt and implement a school supervised and school administered work experience and career exploration program (WECEP), under which students who have completed fourteen (14) years of age may be enrolled, notwithstanding other provisions of this chapter, in a work experience career exploration program (WECEP) as approved by the wage/hour administrator of the United States department of labor in accordance with the federal Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, 29 U.S.C. § 201 et seq., and 29 C.F.R. 570.1 et seq. (child labor regulations).
(P.L. 1988, ch. 210, § 1.)