KY HB279 | 2013 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 46-20)
Status: Passed on March 27 2013 - 100% progression
Action: 2013-03-27 - delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Chapter 111)
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #3) [MS Word]


Create a new section of KRS Chapter 446 to specify that government shall not burden a person's or religious organization's freedom of religion; protect the right to act or refuse to act on religious grounds; specify that government shall prove by clear and convincing evidence prove a compelling governmental interest in establishing a burden on the freedom of religion; specify what constitutes a burden.

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AN ACT relating to construction of the law.



2013-03-27Senatedelivered to Secretary of State (Acts Chapter 111)
2013-03-26Senateenrolled, signed by each presiding officer
2013-03-26Senatepassed 32-6
2013-03-26Senateveto overriden
2013-03-26Senateposted for consideration of Governor's veto
2013-03-26Senatereceived in Senate
2013-03-26Housepassed 79-15
2013-03-26Houseveto overriden
2013-03-26Houseposted for consideration of Governor's veto
2013-03-25Housereceived in House
2013-03-25Senateveto message received in House
2013-03-11Housedelivered to Governor
2013-03-11Houseenrolled, signed by each presiding officer
2013-03-11Housereceived in House
2013-03-07Senate3rd reading, passed 29-6
2013-03-07Senateposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 7, 2013
2013-03-06Senatereported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules
2013-03-05Senatereturned to Judiciary (S)
2013-03-05Senate1st reading
2013-03-05Senatetaken from Judiciary (S)
2013-03-05Senateto Judiciary (S)
2013-03-04Senatereceived in Senate
2013-03-01House3rd reading, passed 82-7 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2)
2013-02-28Housefloor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
2013-02-27Housefloor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
2013-02-26Houseposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 27, 2013
2013-02-25Housereported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute
2013-02-22Housereturned to Judiciary (H)
2013-02-22House2nd reading
2013-02-22Housetaken from Judiciary (H)
2013-02-21Housereturned to Judiciary (H)
2013-02-21House1st reading
2013-02-21Housetaken from Judiciary (H)
2013-02-15Houseposted in committee
2013-02-11Houseto Judiciary (H)
2013-02-07Houseintroduced in House

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