Non Compete Laws

To read the bill passed by the Georgia House on Non-Compete Agreements, click here.

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.

The amendment to the constitution can be found here.

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to authorize the General Assembly to provide for contracts that limit competitive activities between or among employers and employees, distributors and manufacturers, lessors and lessees, partnerships and partners, franchisors and franchises, sellers and purchasers of a business or commercial enterprise, or two or more employers; to provide forĀ  the submission of this amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes.

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