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HB 0081 - Contracts; certain restrictive covenants regarding information technology employees; prohibit

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Todd Jones
Last Action: 2/5/2019 - House Second Readers
House Committee: Judiciary
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

HB 81 amends Code Section 13-8-51 and 13-8-53 of the O.C.G.A to revise the restrictions that employers may impose upon information technology employees. Under this legislation employers would not be able to legally mandate to these individuals subscribe to any restrictive covenants unless said covenant provided an additional consideration. The legislation would not be retroactive to past contractual agreements before July 1, 2019.

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