04RS HB62


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HB 62 (BR 91) - J. Comer

     AN ACT relating to industrial recruiters.
     Create various sections of KRS Chapter 65 to require those persons who engage as industrial recruiters to disclose to their local governmental employers the names of their other clients; permit the local governmental client to waive disclosure; require that a statement evidencing waiver be signed by both parties to the contract; permit the local governmental client to void the contract if the industrial recruiter's disclosure is not truthful and complete; require the local recruiter who obtains additional clients during the tenure of his or her contract with the local governmental client to notify the local government of the additional clients unless notice is waived; require that evidence of the waiver of or compliance with the disclosure requirements be placed in close proximity to the contract or employment agreement; permit the contract to be voided if the industrial recruiter does not answer truthfully and completely; prohibit an employee of state government, an area development district, or local government who is engaged in the business of soliciting, recruiting, or attracting businesses and industries to locate there from accepting employment as an industrial recruiter; prohibit a person formerly engaged in recruiting for a state government, area development district, or local government from accepting employment as an industrial recruiter until one year has expired from the time the person was last employed by the government in the capacity of recruiting or attracting businesses; apply these provisions only to contracts entered into on or after the effective date of this Act.


     HFA (1, M. Denham) - Remove prohibition that one year lapse from when a person working for various levels of government to attract industry to that government can begin work as an industrial recruiter as defined by the Act.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 6-introduced in House; to Local Government (H)
     Jan 14-posted in committee
     Feb 17-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 18-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 19-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 20, 2004
     Mar 23-taken from the Regular Orders of the Day; recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)

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