MD HB38 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 19 2019 - 50% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2019-04-03 - Delegates Bromwell, Charkoudian, and Wilson
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


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 a 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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Labor and Employment - Noncompete and Conflict of Interest Clauses


Roll Calls

2019-03-27 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed with Amendments (44-0) (Y: 44 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2019-02-19 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (97-39) (Y: 98 N: 40 NV: 5 Abs: 6) [PASS]


2019-04-03HouseDelegates Bromwell, Charkoudian, and Wilson
2019-04-03HouseConference Committee Appointed
2019-04-03HouseHouse Requests Senate Recede
2019-04-03HouseHouse Refuses to Concur - Senate Amendments
2019-04-02SenateThird Reading Passed with Amendments (44-0)
2019-04-02SenateFloor Amendment {533027/1 (Senator Cassilly) Adopted
2019-04-01SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-04-01SenateFavorable with Amendments {247176/1 Report Adopted
2019-04-01SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Finance
2019-02-20SenateFirst Reading Finance
2019-02-19HouseThird Reading Passed (97-39)
2019-02-15HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-02-15HouseFavorable with Amendments Report Adopted
2019-02-14HouseSpecial Order until 02/15 (Delegate Kipke) Adopted
2019-02-14HouseCommittee Amendment Adopted
2019-02-14HouseFavorable with Amendments {553899/1
2019-02-14HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
2019-01-16HouseHearing 1/24 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-01-09HouseFirst Reading Economic Matters


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments