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CS/HJR 1471: Religious Freedom

JOINT RESOLUTION by Judiciary Committee ; Plakon ; Precourt ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Adkins ; Ahern ; Baxley ; Bileca ; Burgin ; Coley ; Corcoran ; Costello ; Drake ; Ford ; Gaetz ; McKeel ; Metz ; Perry ; Renuart ; Snyder ; Tobia ; Van Zant ; Weatherford

Religious Freedom; Proposes amendment to s. 3, Art. I of State Constitution to provide that, consistent with U.S. Constitution, no individual or entity may be denied, on basis of religious identity or belief, governmental benefits, funding, or other support, & to delete prohibition against using revenues from public treasury directly or indirectly in aid of any church, sect, or religious denomination or in aid of any sectarian institution.

Last Action: 7/1/2011 - Signed by Officers and filed with Secretary of State
Location: Filed with Secretary of State
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/15/2011 House • Filed
• Introduced -HJ 237
3/22/2011 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 273
3/25/2011 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/29/11, 12:00 pm, 404 HOB
3/29/2011 House • Favorable by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 8 NAYS 4 -HJ 368
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 368
4/12/2011 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 04/14/11, 9:00 am, 404 HOB
4/14/2011 House • CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 12 NAYS 4 -HJ 660
4/15/2011 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
4/18/2011 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 671
• CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 668
4/22/2011 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/26/11
4/26/2011 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 789
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/27/2011 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 812
• CS passed; YEAS 81 NAYS 35 -HJ 813
4/27/2011 Senate • In Messages
5/5/2011 Senate • Received -SJ 1019
• Referred to Judiciary -SJ 1019
• Withdrawn from Judiciary -SJ 1002
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Substituted for SJR 1218 -SJ 1002
• Read 2nd time -SJ 1003
• Placed on 3rd reading
5/6/2011 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 1021
• CS passed; YEAS 26 NAYS 10 -SJ 1022
5/6/2011 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1965
7/1/2011 • Signed by Officers and filed with Secretary of State