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H 4513 General Bill, By Chumley, Burns, Yow, Hosey, G.R. Smith and D.C. Moss
Summary: South Carolina Natural Marriage Defense Act
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA NATURAL MARRIAGE DEFENSE ACT" BY ADDING SECTION 20-1-17 SO AS TO DEFEND NATURAL MARRIAGE AS BETWEEN ONE MAN AND ONE WOMAN, TO INVALIDATE COURT DECISIONS TO THE CONTRARY, TO REQUIRE THE SOUTH CAROLINA ATTORNEY GENERAL TO DEFEND STATE OFFICIALS IN LAWSUITS RELATED TO THE STATE'S DEFINITION OF MARRIAGE, TO PROHIBIT ENFORCEMENT OF COURT DECISIONS CONTRARY TO SOUTH CAROLINA'S LAWS, AND TO PROTECT GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS FROM ARREST OR OTHER PENALTIES FOR NONCOMPLIANCE WITH UNLAWFUL COURT ORDERS.
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12/03/15House Prefiled
12/03/15House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/12/16House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 88)
01/12/16House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 88)
01/28/16House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: G.R.Smith
03/02/16House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: D.C.Moss



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