S. 1598 (114th): First Amendment Defense Act

The First Amendment Defense Act (S. 1598, H.R. 2802) would prohibit the federal government from discriminating against an individual due to their religious or moral belief that two people of the same sex should not be permitted to marry or that same-sex marriage should not be recognized. A discriminatory action would include changes in tax treatment or reduction of ...

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Overview

Introduced:

Jun 17, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 17, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Mike Lee

Senator from Utah

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 17, 2015
Length: 7 pages

History

Jun 17, 2015
 
Introduced

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S. 1598 (114th) 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 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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