2/8/17 – Pastor Protection Act assigned to committee, introduced, given proponent testimony
2/15/17 – Pastor Protection Act receives opposition testimony
2/21/17 – Pastor Protection Act receives third hearing

HB36 – Pastor Protection Act

Primary Sponsor(s): Representative Nino Vitale

Summary: This bill restates existing first amendment protections which allow ordained clergy to refuse to marry a same-sex couple.

Action Status: The bill had sponsor and proponent testimony on 2/8/17 and opponent testimony on 2/15/17. It received a third hearing on 2/21/17.

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