MD SB591 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on May 3 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-05-03 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 266
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Altering the application of the prohibition on including a noncompete or conflict of interest provision in an employment contract or similar document or agreement that restricts 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.

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Labor and Employment - Noncompete and Conflict of Interest Provisions - Application of Prohibition


Roll Calls

2023-04-06 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 102 N: 33 NV: 3 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2023-03-13 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-05-03SenateApproved by the Governor - Chapter 266
2023-04-07SenateReturned Passed
2023-04-06HouseThird Reading Passed (102-33)
2023-04-05HouseFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2023-04-05HouseFavorable Report by Economic Matters
2023-03-22HouseHearing 3/28 at 1:00 p.m.
2023-03-14HouseReferred Economic Matters
2023-03-13SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2023-03-09SenateSecond Reading Passed
2023-03-09SenateFavorable Adopted
2023-03-08SenateFavorable Report by Finance
2023-02-08SenateHearing 3/02 at 1:00 p.m.
2023-02-06SenateFirst Reading Finance


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Labor and Employment3413(n/a)See Bill Text
Labor and Employment3716(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments