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S. 2525 (115th): First Amendment Defense Act

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A bill to ensure that the Federal Government shall not take any discriminatory action against a person, wholly or partially on the basis that such person speaks, or acts, in accordance with a sincerely held religious belief or moral conviction that marriage is or should be recognized as a union of one man and one woman, or two individuals as recognized under Federal law, or that sexual relations outside marriage are improper.

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Sponsor and status

Mike Lee

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Utah. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 8, 2018
Length: 9 pages
Introduced
Mar 8, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 8, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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History

Mar 8, 2018
 
Introduced

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S. 2525 (115th) 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 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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