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Private Sector Enterprise Protections

Concerning the prohibition against restricting a private sector enterprise's full and free rights to conduct business in any manner.
2021 Regular Session
Civil Law
Bill Summary

The bill prohibits state government from passing or implementing any law or rule restricting the natural rights of a private sector enterprise or its customers to use and exercise their free will and free choice to conduct business, exchange goods and services, and take risks in any manner, time, or condition that is acceptable by the private sector enterprise, its customers, and any private sector individuals.

The bill authorizes a private sector enterprise to assert a violation as a claim against state government in any judicial or administrative proceeding or as a defense in any judicial or administrative proceeding without regard to whether the proceeding is brought by or in the name of state government, any private sector enterprise, private person, or any other party.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)




Bill Text


Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. D. Woog



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