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Bill Detail: HB22-1216

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Title Uniform Restrictive Employment Agreement Act
Status House Committee on Judiciary Postpone Indefinitely (04/06/2022)
Bill Subjects
  • Labor & Employment
House Sponsors K. Tipper (D)
Senate Sponsors J. Bridges (D)
House Committee Judiciary
Senate Committee
Date Introduced 02/09/2022

Colorado Commission on Uniform State Laws. The bill enacts
the Uniform Restrictive Employment Agreement Act as drafted by the
Uniform Law Commission, which regulates agreements between an
employer and a worker or employee that prohibit or limit the worker or
employee from working after the work relationship with the employer

The bill:
  • Regulates all restrictive post-employment agreements,
including noncompete agreements, confidentiality
agreements, no-business agreements, nonsolicitation
a g r e e m e n t s , n o - r e c r u i t a g r e e m e n t s ,
payment-for-competition agreements, and training
reimbursements agreements;
  • Prohibits noncompete agreements and all other restrictive
agreements, except confidentiality agreements and
training-reimbursement agreements, for low-wage workers,
defined as those making less than the state's annual mean
  • Requires advance notice and other procedural requirements
for an enforceable noncompete agreement or other
restrictive agreement; and
  • Creates penalties and enforcement by the state as well as
private rights of action.

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