92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB0720
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Short description: 
BROADCAST INDUSTRY FREE MARKET                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Creates the Broadcast Industry Free Market Act. Provides that  no      
   television,  radio,  or  cable  station  may  require  any employee or      
   prospective employee, other than one in sales or management, to  agree      
   as  a  condition  of  an employment contract to refrain from obtaining      
   employment in a specific geographic area for a specific period of time      
   after termination of employment with the hiring broadcasting  industry      
   employer.  Provides that the Act does not prevent the enforcement of a      
   covenant not to compete during the term of an employment  contract  or      
   against an employee who breaches an employment contract. Provides that      
   any  person  or  entity  that  violates  the  Act  is liable for civil      
   damages, attorney's fees, and costs.                                        
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0496

   Last action date: DEC-05-2001

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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