MS HB1523 | 2016 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 8-0)
Status: Passed on April 5 2016 - 100% progression
Action: 2016-04-05 - Approved by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]

Summary

An Act To Create The "protecting Freedom Of Conscience From Government Discrimination Act"; To Provide Certain Protections Regarding A Sincerely Held Religious Belief Or Moral Conviction For Persons, Religious Organizations And Private Associations; To Define A Discriminatory Action For Purposes Of This Act; To Provide That A Person May Assert A Violation Of This Act As A Claim Against The Government; To Provide Certain Remedies; To Require A Person Bringing A Claim Under This Act To Do So Not Later Than Two Years After The Discriminatory Action Was Taken; To Provide Certain Definitions; And For Related Purposes.

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Title

Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act; create.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2016-04-01 - House - House Concurred in Amend From Senate (Y: 69 N: 44 NV: 8 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2016-03-31 - Senate - Senate Motion to Reconsider Tabled (Y: 28 N: 18 NV: 6 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2016-03-30 - Senate - Senate Passed As Amended (Y: 32 N: 17 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2016-02-19 - House - House Passed As Amended (Y: 80 N: 39 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2016-04-05 Approved by Governor
2016-04-04SenateEnrolled Bill Signed
2016-04-04HouseEnrolled Bill Signed
2016-04-04HouseMotion to Reconsider Tabled
2016-04-01HouseMotion to Reconsider Entered (Hughes, Gipson, Hood)
2016-04-01HouseConcurred in Amend From Senate
2016-03-31SenateReturned For Concurrence
2016-03-31SenateMotion to Reconsider Tabled
2016-03-30SenateMotion to Reconsider Entered
2016-03-30SenatePassed As Amended
2016-03-30SenateAmended
2016-03-22SenateTitle Suff Do Pass
2016-03-11SenateReferred To Judiciary, Division A
2016-02-24HouseTransmitted To Senate
2016-02-24HouseMotion to Reconsider Tabled
2016-02-19HouseMotion to Reconsider Entered (Straughter, Gipson, Hood)
2016-02-19HousePassed As Amended
2016-02-19HouseAmended
2016-02-19HouseCommittee Substitute Adopted
2016-02-18HouseTitle Suff Do Pass Comm Sub
2016-02-08HouseReferred To Judiciary B

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Bill Comments

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