Senate Bill 158

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Last Action to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
Title AN ACT proposing to amend Section 5 of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to right of religious freedom.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 1702
Sponsors J. Higdon, V. McGaha, J. Schickel, R. Webb
Summary of Original Version Propose to amend Section 5 of the Kentucky Constitution to prohibit any human authority from burdening actions that are based on religious beliefs, except in support of a compelling governmental interest using the least restrictive means to further that interest; define "burden"; submit to voters for ratification or rejection.
Index Headings of Original Version Religion - Burden on, constitutional amendment prohibiting
Civil Rights - Religion, burden on, constitutional amendment prohibiting
Constitution, Ky. - Religion, burden on, amendment prohibiting
Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
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02/16/12
  • introduced in Senate
02/22/12
  • to State & Local Government (S)
03/07/12
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
03/08/12
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/13/12
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 14, 2012
03/14/12
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
03/15/12
  • 3rd reading, passed 34-4 with Committee Substitute
03/16/12
  • received in House
03/19/12
  • to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; add ballot language.
Index Headings Religion - Burden on, constitutional amendment prohibiting
Civil Rights - Religion, burden on, constitutional amendment prohibiting
Constitution, Ky. - Religion, burden on, amendment prohibiting

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