MD HB506 | 2017 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-1)
Status: Engrossed on February 24 2017 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2017-03-24 - Hearing canceled
Pending: Senate Finance Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Providing that specified 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.

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Labor and Employment - Noncompete and Conflict of Interest Clauses


Roll Calls

2017-02-24 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (86-49) (Y: 86 N: 49 NV: 1 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2017-02-22 - House - House Floor - Floor Amendment {683920/1 (Delegate West) Rejected (51-87) (Y: 51 N: 87 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [FAIL]


2017-03-24SenateHearing canceled
2017-03-29SenateHearing 3/29 at 1:00 p.m.
2017-02-27SenateFirst Reading Finance
2017-02-24HouseThird Reading Passed (86-49)
2017-02-22HouseSecond Reading Passed
2017-02-22HouseFloor Amendment {683920/1 (Delegate West) Rejected (51-87)
2017-02-21HouseSpecial Order until 2/22 (Delegate West) Adopted
2017-02-21HouseFavorable Report Adopted
2017-02-20HouseFavorable Report by Economic Matters
2017-02-14HouseHearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m.
2017-01-27HouseFirst Reading Economic Matters


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments