29 U.S.C. § 202
June 25, 1938, ch. 676, §2, 52 Stat. 1060; Oct. 26, 1949, ch. 736, §2, 63 Stat. 910; Pub. L. 93-259Apr. 8, 1974, 88 Stat. 62.
AMENDMENTS 1974-Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 93-259 inserted finding of Congress that employment of persons in domestic service in households affects commerce.1949-Subsec. (b). Act Oct. 26, 1949, inserted reference to regulation of commerce with foreign nations.
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1974 AMENDMENTPub. L. 93-259Apr. 8, 1974, 88 Stat. 76, provided that: "Except as otherwise specifically provided, the amendments made by this Act [see Short Title of 1974 Amendment note set out under sectionof this title] shall take effect on May 1, 1974."
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1949 AMENDMENTAct Oct. 26, 1949, ch. 736, §16(a), 63 Stat. 919, provided that: "The amendments made by this Act [enacting sectionof this title, amending this section and sections to , to , and of this title, and repealing section of this title] shall take effect upon the expiration of ninety days from the date of its enactment [Oct. 26, 1947]; except that the amendment made by section 4 [amending section of this title] shall take effect on the date of its enactment [Oct. 26, 1949]."
RULES, REGULATIONS, AND ORDERS WITH REGARD TO FAIR LABOR STANDARDS AMENDMENTS OF 1974Pub. L. 93-259Apr. 8, 1974, 88 Stat. 76, provided that: "Notwithstanding subsection (a) [set out as an Effective Date of 1974 Amendment note above], on and after the date of the enactment of this Act [Apr. 8, 1974] the Secretary of Labor is authorized to prescribe necessary rules, regulations, and orders with regard to the amendments made by this Act [see Short Title of 1974 Amendment note set out under section of this title]."
- "Commerce" means trade, commerce, transportation, transmission, or communication among the several States or between any State and any place outside thereof.
- "Goods" means goods (including ships and marine equipment), wares, products, commodities, merchandise, or articles or subjects of commerce of any character, or any part or ingredient thereof, but does not include goods after their delivery into the actual physical possession of the ultimate consumer thereof other than a producer, manufacturer, or processor thereof.
- "Secretary" means the Secretary of Labor.