Bill To Extend Leegin's Reach To State Claims Fails In Kan.

Law360, New York (May 21, 2012, 6:39 PM EDT) -- The Kansas Legislature failed Sunday to pass a bill that would have extended the reach of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding resale price maintenance agreements to challenges of such agreements under Kansas antitrust law.

The bill, which overwhelmingly passed the state House of Representatives on Saturday but failed to reach the minimum number of votes needed to pass the Senate, was intended to “correct the interpretation of the Kansas restraint of trade act” in a decision handed down by the Kansas Supreme Court in O'Brien...
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