05RS HB271


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HB 271 (BR 973) - T. Feeley, J. Jenkins, P. Clark, S. Riggs

     AN ACT relating to employment contracts in the broadcast industry.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 372 to prohibit contractual noncompetition clauses and contractual provisions requiring the reporting of new employment offers after separation from employment in broadcasting employees' contracts; provide that attempts to enforce such provisions are subject to a civil action for damages, attorney's fees, and court costs


     HFA (1, J. DeCesare) - Amend to exempt situations where employment termination is initiated by the employee.

     Feb 2-introduced in House
     Feb 3-to Licensing and Occupations (H)
     Feb 7-posted in committee
     Feb 9-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 10-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 15-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 16, 2005; floor amendment (1) withdrawn
     Feb 16-3rd reading, passed 69-23
     Feb 17-received in Senate
     Feb 23-to Economic Development, Tourism & Labor (S)
     Feb 28-taken from committee; laid on clerk's desk; taken from clerk's desk; 1st reading; returned to Economic Development, Tourism & Labor (S)

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