SB 158 (BR 1702) - J. Higdon, V. McGaha, J. Schickel, R. Webb
AN ACT proposing to amend Section 5 of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to right of religious freedom.
Propose to amend Section 5 of the Kentucky Constitution to prohibit any human authority from burdening actions that are based on religious beliefs, except in support of a compelling governmental interest using the least restrictive means to further that interest; define "burden"; submit to voters for ratification or rejection.
SB 158 - AMENDMENTS
SCS - Retain original provisions; add ballot language.
Feb 16-introduced in Senate
Feb 22-to State & Local Government (S)
Mar 7-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 8-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 13-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Mar 14-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
Mar 15-3rd reading, passed 34-4 with Committee Substitute
Mar 16-received in House
Mar 19-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)