CS/HB 7111: Conscience Protection for Actions of Private Child-Placing Agencies
GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Health and Human Services Committee ; Brodeur ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ahern ; Albritton ; Baxley ; Broxson ; Drake ; Porter
Conscience Protection for Actions of Private Child-Placing Agencies; Prohibits specified actions from being taken against private child-placing agency that refuses to place child or be involved in placement of child or facilitate licensure of foster home which would violate agency's written religious or moral convictions or policies; provides that such refusal does not provide basis for claim for injunctive relief or compensatory or punitive damages.
Last Action: 5/1/2015 Senate - Died in Rules
Bill Text: PDF
- Rules (RC)
• Introduced -HJ 287
• Referred to Judiciary Committee -HJ 295
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 04/02/15, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
• CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 11 NAYS 4 -HJ 437
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 437
• CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 436
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/08/15
• Read 2nd time -HJ 447
• Amendment(s) failed (083021, 090567, 294133, 617233, 766405, 921733, 983441) -HJ 447
• Amendment(s) adopted (009553, 046369, 252099, 253157, 264559, 347691, 379433, 396539, 529619, 604563) -HJ 448
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 489
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 75 NAYS 38 -HJ 490
• In Messages
• Referred to Rules -SJ 454
• On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/20/15, 1:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
• Received -SJ 454
• Died in Rules
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