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SB 110: Churches or Religious Organizations

GENERAL BILL by Bean ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gaetz ; Hutson

Churches or Religious Organizations; Providing that churches or religious organizations, related organizations, or certain individuals may not be required to solemnize any marriage or provide services, accommodations, facilities, goods, or privileges for related purposes if such action would violate a sincerely held religious belief; prohibiting certain legal actions, penalties, or governmental sanctions against such individuals or entities, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/2/2016 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 43 (Ch. 2016-50) -SJ 563
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    8/11/2015 Senate • Filed
    8/21/2015 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Community Affairs; Rules -SJ 11
    1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 11
    1/21/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 01/26/16, 1:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
    1/26/2016 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 7 NAYS 3 -SJ 245
    1/27/2016 Senate • Now in Community Affairs -SJ 245
    2/4/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 02/09/16, 10:00 am, 301 Senate Office Building
    2/9/2016 Senate • Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 1 -SJ 344
    • Now in Rules -SJ 344
    2/12/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/17/16, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
    2/17/2016 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 7 NAYS 3 -SJ 424
    2/18/2016 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 424
    • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/23/16
    2/23/2016 Senate • Retained on Calendar
    2/29/2016 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/16
    3/2/2016 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 563
    • Substituted HB 43 -SJ 563
    • Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 43 (Ch. 2016-50) -SJ 563

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  • SB 110, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 8/11/2015 at 10:39 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Judiciary (Pre-Meeting) 1/25/2016 (pdf)
    Judiciary (Post-Meeting) 1/26/2016 (pdf)
    Community Affairs (Pre-Meeting) 2/8/2016 (pdf)
    Community Affairs (Post-Meeting) 2/9/2016 (pdf)
    Rules (Pre-Meeting) 2/16/2016 (pdf)
    Rules (Post-Meeting) 2/18/2016 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 43 (er) Churches or Religious Organizations Plakon, Cortes Similar Last Action: 3/10/2016 Chapter No. 2016-50
    Location: Became Law

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    116098 - Amendment
    Delete lines 20 - 38 and insert:
    Rules
    (Soto)
    2/16/2016
    3:34 PM
    Withdrawn
    2/17/2016
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 401070 - Substitute Amendment (Delete All) (116098)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Rules
    (Soto)
    2/17/2016
    1:28 PM
    Unfavorable
    2/17/2016
    Web Page
    PDF

    Floor Amendments (5)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    397570 - Amendment
    Delete lines 20 - 30 and insert:
    Bean 2/29/2016
    5:04 PM
    Senate: Not Considered
    3/2/2016
    Web Page
    PDF
    860040 - Amendment
    Delete lines 31 - 38 and insert:
    Clemens 2/22/2016
    5:44 PM
    Senate: Not Considered
    3/2/2016
    Web Page
    PDF
    437560 - Amendment
    Delete lines 33 - 38 and insert:
    Bean 2/22/2016
    4:39 PM
    Senate: Not Considered
    3/2/2016
    Web Page
    PDF
    544768 - Amendment
    Between lines 38 and 39 insert:
    Clemens 2/22/2016
    5:44 PM
    Senate: Not Considered
    3/2/2016
    Web Page
    PDF
    373518 - Amendment
    Between lines 38 and 39 insert:
    Clemens 3/1/2016
    4:31 PM
    Senate: Not Considered
    3/2/2016
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (3)

    Date Committee Result
    1/26/2016 1:00 PM Judiciary 7 Yeas - 3 Nays
    2/9/2016 10:00 AM Community Affairs 6 Yeas - 1 Nays
    2/17/2016 4:00 PM Rules 7 Yeas - 3 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    761.061 Page 1 (pdf)

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