About the bill
The Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993, Pub. L. No. 103-141, 107 Stat. 1488 (November 16, 1993), codified at 42 U.S.C. § 2000bb through 42 U.S.C. § 2000bb-4 (also known as RFRA), is a 1993 United States federal law that "ensures that interests in religious freedom are protected." The bill was introduced by Congressman Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on March 11, 1993. A companion bill was introduced in the Senate by Ted Kennedy (D-MA) the same day. A unanimous U.S. House and a nearly unanimous U.S. Senate ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 9th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Nov 3, 1993
Length: 3 pages
Mar 11, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994
Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 16, 1993
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 16, 1993.
H.R. 1308 (103rd) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 103rd Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1993 to Dec 1, 1994. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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