Entertainment Industry Waiver Overview
The Attorney General's Office has the authority to issue temporary waivers of time restrictions contained in M.G.L. c. 149, s. 60, for children working in entertainment, theater or film (see M.G.L. c. 149, s. 104). The issuance of a waiver is grounded in the Attorney General's Office commitment to the safety and well-being of child actors and performers, compliance with the law, and support for the film and entertainment industries. The following information is designed to assist industry in understanding and applying for a waiver.