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63 STAT.] 81ST CONG. , 1ST SESS. - CH. 736-OCT. 26 , 1949 several States and with foreign nations, to correct and as rapidly as practicable to eliminate the conditions above referred to in such in- dustries without substantially curtailing employment or earning power." DEFINITIONS SEC. 3 . (a) Section 3 (b) of such Act is amended to read as follows: "(b) 'Commerce' means trade, commerce, transportation, transmis- sion, or communication among the several States or between any State and any place outside thereof.' (b) Section 3 (j) of such Act is amended to read as follows: () 'Produced' means produced, manufactured, mined, handled, or in any other manner worked on in any State; and for the purposes of this Act an employee shall be deemed to have been engaged in the pro- duction of goods if such employee was employed in producing, manu- facturing, mining, handling, transporting, or in any other manner working on such goods, or in any closely related process or occupation directly essential to the production thereof, in any State." (c) Clause (1) of section 3 (1) of such Act is amended to read as follows: "(1) any employee under the age of sixteen years is employed by an employer (other than a parent or a person standing in place of a parent employing his own child or a child in his custody under the age of sixteen years in an occupation other than manufacturing or mining or an occupation found by the Secretary of Labor to be par- ticularly hazardous for the employment of children between the ages of sixteen and eighteen years or detrimental to their health or well- being) in any occupation,". (d) Section 3 of such Act is further amended by adding at the end thereof two new paragraphs as follows: "(n) 'Resale' shall not include the sale of goods to be used in resi- dential or farm building construction, repair, or maintenance: Provided, That the sale is recognized as a bona fide retail sale in the industry. " (o) Hours Worked.- In determining for the purposes of sections 6 and 7 the hours for which an employee is employed, there shall be excluded any time spent in changing clothes or washing at the beginning or end of each workday which was excluded from measured working time during the week involved by the express terms of or by custom or practice under a bona fide collective-bargaining agreement applicable to the particular employee." ADMINISTRATOR SEC. 4. Section 4 (a) of such Act is amended by striking out "$10,000" and inserting in lieu thereof "$15,000". SPECIAL INDUSTRY COMMITTEES FOR PUERTO RICO AND THE VIRGIN ISLANDS SEC. 5. Section 5 of such Act is amended to read as follows: "SEC. 5. (a) The Administrator shall as soon as practicable appoint a special industry committee to recommend the minimum rate or rates of wages to be paid under section 6 to employees in Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands, or in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, engaged in commerce or in the production of goods for commerce, or the Admin- istrator may appoint separate industry committees to recommend the minimum rate or rates of wages to be paid under section 6 to employees therein engaged in commerce or in the production of goods for com- merce in particular industries. An industry committee appointed under this subsection shall be composed of residents of such island or islands where the employees with respect to whom such committee 911 52 Stat. 1060. 29U. S.C. §203(b). "Commerce." 52 Stat. 1061 . 29U.S . C . 203(j). "Produced." 52 Stat. 1061. 29U.S. c. §203(l (1). 52 Stat. 1060. 29U. S. C. 1203. "Resale." Hours worked. Post, p . 912. 82 Stat. 1061. 29U.S.C. 204(a) 52 Stat. 1062 . 29U.S.C.I205. Poat, p. 912. Composition.