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S 127
Session 121 (2015-2016) 

S 0127 General Bill, By Bright
 A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 32, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE SOUTH
 CAROLINA RELIGIOUS FREEDOM ACTNext, BY ADDING SECTION 1-32-41 TO PROHIBIT
 RESTRICTIONS ON THE FREE EXERCISE OF SPEECH OR RELIGION DURING THE COURSE OF
 ANY LOCALITY, MUNICIPALITY, COUNTY, OR OTHER STATE INSTRUMENTALITY PROCEEDING
 IN VIOLATION OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OR ARTICLE I, SECTION
 2 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA.

   12/03/14  Senate Prefiled
   12/03/14  Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary
   01/13/15  Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 91)
   01/13/15  Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary
                     (Senate Journal-page 91)



VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

12/3/2014



S. 127

A BILL

TO AMEND CHAPTER 32, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA PreviousRELIGIOUS FREEDOM ACT, BY ADDING SECTION 1-32-41 TO PROHIBIT RESTRICTIONS ON THE FREE EXERCISE OF SPEECH OR RELIGION DURING THE COURSE OF ANY LOCALITY, MUNICIPALITY, COUNTY, OR OTHER STATE INSTRUMENTALITY PROCEEDING IN VIOLATION OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OR ARTICLE I, SECTION 2 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION    1.    Chapter 32, Title 1 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 1-32-41.    No locality, municipality, county, or other instrumentality of this State may restrict the free exercise of speech or religion during the course of any of its proceedings in violation of the First Amendment of the United States or Article I, Section 2 of the Constitution of South Carolina."

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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