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S. 2525: First Amendment Defense Act

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Mike Lee

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Utah. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 8, 2018
Length: 9 pages
Introduced:

Mar 8, 2018

Status:

Introduced on Mar 8, 2018

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 8, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

7% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Mar 8, 2018
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed Senate (House next)

Pending
 
Passed House

Pending
 
Signed by the President

S. 2525 is 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.

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