KY SB235 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 10 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-02-11 - to Economic Development, Tourism, & Labor (S)
Pending: Senate Economic Development, Tourism, & Labor Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Create a new section of KRS Chapter 336 to define "covenant not to compete" and "low-wage employee"; provide that an employer shall not require a low-wage employee to enter into a covenant not to compete; set forth civil remedy, damages that can be recovered, and limitations to bring claim; provide that the provisions of the Act must be posted by the employer; indicate that an employer shall not retaliate against and employee for bringing a civil action under this Act; provide that the Act applies to covenants not to compete entered into after the effective date of the Act; amend KRS 336.990 to provide civil penalties.

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AN ACT relating to contracts.



2021-02-11Senateto Economic Development, Tourism, & Labor (S)
2021-02-10Senateto Committee on Committees (S)
2021-02-10Senateintroduced in Senate


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