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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 757
Domestic relations; religious officials shall not be required to perform marriage ceremonies in violation of their legal right; provide
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to protect religious freedoms; to amend Chapter 3 of Title 19 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to marriage generally, so as to provide that religious officials shall not be required to perform marriage ceremonies in violation of their legal right to free exercise of religion; to amend Chapter 1 of Title 10 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to selling and other trade practices, so as to change certain provisions relating to days of rest for employees of business and industry; to protect property owners which are religious institutions against infringement of religious freedom; to define a term; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/28/2016 - Veto V1
Mar/28/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
Mar/28/2016 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/16/2016 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Mar/16/2016 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub As Amended
Feb/19/2016 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/19/2016 - Senate Third Read
Feb/19/2016 - Senate Engrossed
Feb/18/2016 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/17/2016 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/16/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/11/2016 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/11/2016 - House Third Readers
Feb/10/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/15/2016 - House Second Readers
Jan/14/2016 - House First Readers
Jan/13/2016 - House Hopper
Footnotes
02/11/2016 Structured Rule; 2/17/2016 Notice to File Minority Report in Senate; 2/19/2016 Engrossed Upon 3rd Reading in Senate; 03/16/2016 House agreed to Senate Substitute as House amended; 3/16/2016 Senate Agreed to House Amendment to Senate Substitute
Votes
Mar/16/2016 - Senate Vote #649Yea(37)Nay(18)NV(0)
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Mar/16/2016 - House Vote #777Yea(104)Nay(65)NV(1)
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Feb/19/2016 - Senate Vote #471Yea(38)Nay(14)NV(1)
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Feb/19/2016 - Senate Vote #469Yea(36)Nay(19)NV(0)
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Feb/11/2016 - House Vote #529Yea(161)Nay(0)NV(9)
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