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Texas Preservation of Sovereignty and Marriage Act (HB 623)

This law was last updated on Dec 6, 2016


State

Texas

Number

HB 623

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Jan 7, 2015

Topics

LGBTQ, Religious Freedom

Full Bill Text

www.legis.state.tx.us

HB 623 would prohibit state or local funds from being used for an activity that includes the licensing or support of a same-sex marriage. Taxes or local funds could also not be used to enforce an order requiring the issuance or recognition of a same-sex marriage license.

Additionally, a state or local governmental employee may not recognize, grant, or enforce a same-sex  marriage license. If an employee violates or interferes with this law, the employee may not continue to receive a salary, pension, or other employee benefit.

STATUS

Similar to HB 4105.


People