Introduced Version






SENATE BILL No. 140

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 16-21-2-17.

Synopsis: Employment noncompetition clauses by hospitals. Prohibits a hospital from entering into an employment contract with a health care provider that includes a noncompetition agreement clause.

Effective: July 1, 2011.





Randolph




    January 5, 2011, read first time and referred to Committee on Health and Provider Services.







Introduced

First Regular Session 117th General Assembly (2011)


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SENATE BILL No. 140



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning health.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 16-21-2-17; (11)IN0140.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 16-21-2-17 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011]: Sec. 17. A hospital that is licensed under this article or a hospital's governing board may not enter into an employment contract with a health care provider that includes a noncompetition agreement clause prohibiting the health care provider from working in another hospital or health care setting in the area for a certain length of time after the health care provider's employment contract with the hospital or the hospital's governing board expires or is terminated.
SOURCE: ; (11)IN0140.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011] (a) IC 16-21-2-17, as added by this act, applies to a contract that is entered into or renewed after June 30, 2011.
    (b) This SECTION expires July 1, 2013.