SJR 1218: Religious Freedom
JOINT RESOLUTION by Altman
Religious Freedom; Proposes an amendment to the State Constitution to provide that an individual may not be barred from participating in any public program because of choosing to use public benefits at a religious provider and to delete a prohibition against using public revenues in aid of any church, sect, or religious denomination or any sectarian institution.
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- Judiciary (JU)
• Referred to Judiciary; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Education Pre-K - 12; Budget -SJ 91
• Introduced -SJ 91
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 04/04/11, 3:15 pm, 110 Senate Office Building --Not Considered
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 04/12/11, 1:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
• Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 5 NAYS 2 -SJ 468
• Now in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs -SJ 468
• Withdrawn from Children, Families, and Elder Affairs -SJ 968
• Now in Education Pre-K - 12
• Withdrawn from Education Pre-K - 12 -SJ 968
• Now in Budget
• Withdrawn from Budget -SJ 968
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/05/11
• Read 2nd time -SJ 1002
• Substituted CS/HJR 1471 -SJ 1002
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HJR 1471 (Passed) -SJ 1002
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