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2010 House Bill 5750: Prohibit broadcast personality “non-compete” agreements
Introduced by Rep. Fred Miller (D) on January 14, 2010
To establish in statute that a broadcasting industry contract provision that requires an employee to refrain from obtaining employment within a specified geographic area for a specified time after leaving the station is presumed to be unreasonable. A former employee would be allowed to sue a broadcaster for damages and costs if the station tried to enforce this provision.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on January 14, 2010
Reported in the House on June 30, 2010
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.