SC H4513 | 2015-2016 | 121st General Assembly


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 5-1)
Status: Introduced on January 12 2016 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2016-03-02 - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: D.C.Moss
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Defend Natural Marriage As Between One Man And One Woman, To Invalidate Court Decisions To The Contrary, To Require The South Carolina Attorney General To Defend State Officials In Lawsuits Related To The State's Definition Of Marriage, To Prohibit Enforcement Of Court Decisions Contrary To South Carolina's Laws, And To Protect Government Officials From Arrest Or Other Penalties For Noncompliance With Unlawful Court Orders.

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South Carolina Natural Marriage Defense Act



2016-03-02HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: D.C.Moss
2016-01-28HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: G.R.Smith
2016-01-12HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2016-01-12HouseIntroduced and read first time
2015-12-03HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary

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ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
20117(n/a)See Bill Text

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