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Tennessee Bill Regarding Marriage Solemnization (HB 2379)

This law was last updated on Sep 12, 2016


State

Tennessee

Number

HB 2379

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Jan 21, 2016

Topics

LGBTQ, Religious Freedom

Full Bill Text

www.capitol.tn.gov

HB 2379 would limit the persons who may solemnize marriage to ministers, pastors, rabbis, priests, and other spiritual leaders. The bill would remove all existing authorization for public officials in official capacity to solemnize marriage.

STATUS

Companion bill to SB 2462.


People

Primary Sponsor

Co-sponsor