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Text of the Religious Symbols Fairness Act of 1995

This bill was introduced on November 20, 1995, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Nov 20, 1995 (Introduced).

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HR 2669 IH

104th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2669

To permit private persons to place symbols meaningful to them, including religious symbols, in public places in cases where all persons have the right to do so.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 20, 1995

Mr. CREMEANS introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To permit private persons to place symbols meaningful to them, including religious symbols, in public places in cases where all persons have the right to do so.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ‘Religious Symbols Fairness Act of 1995’.

SEC. 2. PROTECTION OF RIGHTS.

    A private person shall have the right to place, at that person’s own expense, symbols meaningful to that person, including religious symbols, on public space, including government buildings, to the extent the governmental authority controlling the space allows all private persons the same right.