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House Bill 1264

House Bill 1264

ARCHIVE (2000)

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Religious freedom restoration act. Allows the state, a political subdivision, or another government entity to substantially burden a person's exercise of religion only if the government entity can demonstrate that the application of the burden to the person is essential to further a compelling governmental interest and is the least restrictive means of imposing the burden. Allows a person with standing in an administrative or judicial proceeding to assert as a claim or defense that a government entity has unlawfully burdened the exercise of religion in violation of this law. Allows reasonable costs and attorney's fees to a person who prevails in asserting the claim or defense. Allows a court, upon finding that a person has filed a frivolous or fraudulent claim under this law, to enjoin the person from filing further claims under the law without leave of court.
Current Status:
In Committee - first House
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