SB 1090

Senate Bill (SB) 1090: neutrality agreement; apprenticeship agreement; prohibition  

Sponsor: Senator Kavanagh

Overview: SB 1090 prohibits neutrality agreements and apprenticeship program participation from being required in public works contracts.

League Position: OPPOSE - The League opposes the bill as it preempts local decision making.

Summary: SB 1090 prohibits agencies and political subdivisions from requiring, as a condition of or a factor in a public works contract, entrance into a neutrality agreement with any labor organization or participation in or contribution to an apprenticeship program that is registered with the United States Department of Labor. A neutrality agreement is an agreement to remain neutral toward any labor organization.


04/01/15: signed by the governor. Chapter 144, Laws 2015.

03/24/15: passed House 33-24; ready for governor

03/24/15: House COW approved

03/23/15: from House rules okay.

03/03/15: from House gov-higher ed do pass

02/26/15: The bill passed the House Government and Higher Education Committee by a vote of 6-3. The bill now proceeds to the Rules Committee.