SB 1324 Religious freedom; definitions, marriage solemnization, participation, and beliefs.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)

Religious freedom; solemnization of marriage. Provides that no person shall be (i) required to participate in the solemnization of any marriage or (ii) subject to any penalty by the Commonwealth, or its political subdivisions or representatives or agents, solely on account of such person's belief, speech, or action in accordance with a sincerely held religious belief or moral conviction that marriage is or should be recognized as the union of one man and one woman. The bill defines "person" as any (a) religious organization; (b) organization supervised by or controlled by or operated in connection with a religious organization; (c) individual employed by a religious organization while acting in the scope of his paid or volunteer employment; (d) successor, representative, agent, agency, or instrumentality of any of the foregoing; or (e) clergy member or minister. The bill also defines "penalty." This bill is identical to HB 2025.

Full text:
01/10/17  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102265D  pdf
02/07/17  Senate: Printed as engrossed 17102265D-E  pdf
03/07/17  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1324ER)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments
House amendments engrossed
Senate amendments
Conference amendments
Governor's veto explanation

Status:
01/10/17  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102265D
01/10/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/03/17  Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendment (8-Y 6-N)
02/06/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/07/17  Senate: Read second time
02/07/17  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
02/07/17  Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
02/07/17  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1324E
02/07/17  Senate: Printed as engrossed 17102265D-E
02/07/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/07/17  Senate: Passed Senate (21-Y 19-N)
02/09/17  House: Placed on Calendar
02/09/17  House: Read first time
02/09/17  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/16/17  House: Reported from General Laws with amendment (12-Y 7-N)
02/20/17  House: Read second time
02/21/17  House: Read third time
02/21/17  House: Committee amendment agreed to
02/21/17  House: Engrossed by House as amended
02/21/17  House: Passed House with amendment (55-Y 41-N)
02/21/17  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (55-Y 41-N)
02/22/17  Senate: House amendment rejected by Senate (0-Y 40-N)
02/23/17  House: House insisted on amendment
02/23/17  House: House requested conference committee
02/23/17  Senate: Senate acceded to request (35-Y 4-N)
02/23/17  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
02/23/17  Senate: Senators: Carrico, Reeves, Barker
02/23/17  House: Conferees appointed by House
02/23/17  House: Delegates: Freitas, Gilbert, Bell, John J.
02/24/17  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (20-Y 19-N)
02/24/17  Senate: Reconsideration of conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N)
02/24/17  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (21-Y 19-N)
02/24/17  House: Conference report agreed to by House (57-Y 38-N)
02/24/17  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (57-Y 38-N)
03/07/17  Senate: Enrolled
03/07/17  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1324ER)
03/07/17  House: Signed by Speaker
03/10/17  Senate: Signed by President
03/13/17  Senate: Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/13/17
03/13/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/23/17  Governor: Vetoed by Governor
04/05/17  Senate: Senate sustained Governor's veto (20-Y 20-N)
04/05/17  Senate: Requires 27 affirmative votes to override veto
04/05/17  Senate: Reconsideration of Governor's veto agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
04/05/17  Senate: Senate sustained Governor's veto (21-Y 19-N)
04/05/17  Senate: Requires 27 affirmative votes to override veto