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2009-2010 Regular Session - HB 173
Illegal or void contracts; partial restraint of trade; repeal
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 8 of Title 13 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to illegal or void contracts generally, so as to repeal Code Section 13-8-2.1, relating to contracts in partial restraint of trade; to provide a statement of legislative findings; to define certain terms; to provide for applicability; to provide for the enforcement of contracts that restrict or prohibit competition in certain commercial agreements; to provide for the judicial enforcement of such provisions; to provide for the modification of such provisions; to provide for rebuttable presumptions; to provide for related matters; to provide for a contingent effective date, applicability, and automatic repeal; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Apr/29/2009 - Act 64
Apr/29/2009 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/14/2009 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/01/2009 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Apr/01/2009 - Senate Third Read
Mar/25/2009 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/25/2009 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/12/2009 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/12/2009 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/12/2009 - House Third Readers
Mar/09/2009 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/29/2009 - House Second Readers
Jan/28/2009 - House First Readers
Jan/27/2009 - House Hopper
Apr/01/2009 - Senate Vote #358Yea(45)Nay(2)NV(6)
Mar/12/2009 - House Vote #258Yea(137)Nay(22)NV(17)
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