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[78 STAT. 921]
[78 STAT. 921]
PUBLIC LAW 88-000—MMMM. DD, 1964

78 STAT. ]

PUBLIC LAW 88-582-SEPT. 7, 1964

1954 (26 U.S.C. 3121 (g)), when such service or activity is performed by an individual worker who has been transported from, one State to another or from any place outside of a State to any place within a State. (e) The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of the United States Department of Labor or his duly authorized representative. (f) The term "State" means any of the States of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and Guam. (g) The term "migrant worker" means an individual whose primary employment is in agriculture, as defined in section 3(f) of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (29 U.S.C. 203(f)), or who performs agricultural labor, as defined in section 3121(g) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 (26 U.S.C. 3121(g)), on a seasonal or other temporary basis. CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION REQUIRED

SEC. 4. (a) No person shall engage in activities as a farm labor contractor unless he first obtains a certificate of registration from the Secretary, and unless such certificate is in full force and effect and is in such person's immediate possession. (b) A. full-time or regular employee of any person holding a valid certificate of registration under the provisions of this Act shall not, for the purpose of engaging in activities as a farm labor contractor solely on behalf of such person, be required to obtain a certificate of registration hereunder in his own name. Any such employee shall be required to have in his immediate personal possession when engaging in such activities such identification as the Secretary may require showing such employee to be an employee of, and duly authorized to engage in activities as a farm labor contractor for, a person holding a valid certificate of registration under the provisions of this Act. Except as provided in the foregoing provisions of this subsection, any such employee shall be subject to the provisions of this Act and regulations prescribed hereunder to the same extent as if he were required to obtain a certificate of registration in his own name. ISSUANCE

OF CERTIFICATE OF

REGISTRATION

SEC. 5. (a) The Secretary shall, after appropriate investigation, issue a certificate of registration under this Act to any person who— (1) has executed and filed with the Secretary a written application subscribed and sworn to by the applicant containing such information (to the best of his knowledge and belief) concerning his conduct and method of operation as a farm labor contractor as the Secretary may require in order effectively to carry out the provisions of this Act; (2) has filed, within such time as the Secretary may prescribe, proof satisfactory to the Secretary of the financial responsibility of the applicant or proof satisfactory to the Secretary of the existence of a policy of insurance which insures such applicant against liability for damages to persons or property arising out of the applicant's ownership of, operation of, or his causing to be operated any vehicle for the transportation of migrant workers in connection with his business, activities, or operations as a farm labor contractor. The amount of any such policy of insurance shall be not less than the amount required under the law or regulation of any State in which such applicant operates a vehicle in connection with his business, activities, or operations as a farm labor contractor: but in no event shall the amount of such insur-

921 ^^A Stat. 424.

52 Stat. 1060.