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Title
Labor and Employment - Noncompete and Conflict of Interest Clauses
Sponsored by
Senators Smith, Augustine, Carter, Elfreth, Ellis, Ferguson, Griffith, Hayes, Hester, Kramer, Lam, Lee, McCray, Rosapepe, and Waldstreicher
Status
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 753
Analysis
Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
Synopsis
Providing that certain noncompete and conflict of interest provisions that restrict the ability of an employee to enter into employment with a new employer or to become self-employed in the same or similar business or trade are null and void as being against the public policy of the State; providing the Act does not apply to an employment contract or similar document or agreement with respect to the taking or use of a client list or other proprietary client-related information; etc.
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Original:
Finance  
Opposite:
Economic Matters
Details
Cross-filed with: HB0038
Introduced in a prior session as: SB0468 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2019
History
Chamber Calendar Date Legislative Date Action Proceedings
Senate 1/30/2019 1/30/2019 First Reading Finance
Text - First - Labor and Employment - Noncompete and Conflict of Interest Clauses
Senate 2/01/2019 2/01/2019 Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
Vote - Senate - Committee - Finance
Senate 3/01/2019 3/01/2019 Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
Senate 3/01/2019 3/01/2019 Favorable with Amendments {597977/1 Adopted 37
Senate 3/01/2019 3/01/2019 Floor Amendment {213621/1 (Senator Kramer) Adopted 37
Senate 3/01/2019 3/01/2019 Second Reading Passed with Amendments 37
Text - Third - Labor and Employment - Noncompete and Conflict of Interest Clauses
Senate 3/05/2019 3/05/2019 Third Reading Passed (46-1) 39
House 3/05/2019 3/05/2019 Referred Economic Matters 40
Vote - House - Committee - Economic Matters
House 4/03/2019 4/03/2019 Favorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
House 4/03/2019 3/24/2019 Favorable with Amendments {933590/1 Adopted 59
House 4/03/2019 3/24/2019 Second Reading Passed with Amendments 59
House 4/03/2019 3/25/2019 Third Reading Passed (97-39) 60
Senate 4/05/2019 3/30/2019 Senate Concurs House Amendments 62
Senate 4/05/2019 3/30/2019 Third Reading Passed (45-0) 62
Senate 4/05/2019 3/30/2019 Passed Enrolled
Text - Enrolled - Labor and Employment - Noncompete and Conflict of Interest Clauses
Post Passage 5/25/2019 5/25/2019 Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 753
Text - Chapter - Labor and Employment - Noncompete and Conflict of Interest Clauses
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Last Updated: 11/22/2019 9:36 AM