OH HB36 | 2017-2018 | 132nd General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 7 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-02-08 - Refer to Committee: Community and Family Advancement
Pending: House Community and Family Advancement Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

To amend section 3101.08 of the Revised Code to provide that an ordained or licensed minister or religious society is not required to solemnize a marriage and a religious society is not required to allow any building or property of the religious society to be used to host a marriage ceremony if the marriage does not conform to the ordained or licensed minister's or religious society's sincerely held religious beliefs, to provide that an ordained or licensed minister or religious society is not subject to civil or criminal liability for such a denial, and to provide that the state and political subdivisions may not penalize or withhold benefits to an ordained or licensed minister or religious society for such a denial.

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Title

Allow minister not to solemnize marriages contrary to beliefs

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2017-02-08HouseRefer to Committee: Community and Family Advancement
2017-02-07HouseIntroduced

Subjects


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
31Amended CodeCitation Text
3101Amended CodeCitation Text
310108Amended CodeCitation Text

Ohio State Sources


Bill Comments

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