GA SB284 | 2015-2016 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 6-0)
Status: Introduced on January 21 2016 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2016-01-22 - Senate Read and Referred
Pending: Senate Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to state government, so as to prohibit discriminatory action against a person who believes, speaks, or acts in accordance with a sincerely held religious belief or moral conviction that marriage is or should be recognized as the union of one man and one woman or that sexual relations are properly reserved to such marriage; to provide for definitions; to provide for the granting of relief; to provide for construction and application; to provide for waiver of sovereign immunity under certain circumstances; to provide for a short title; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Title

"First Amendment Defense Act of Georgia"

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2016-01-22SenateSenate Read and Referred
2016-01-21SenateSenate Hopper

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