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Utah Proposal to Amend Utah Constitution – Protection of Religious Rights (HJR 5)

This law was last updated on Dec 6, 2016


State

Utah

Number

HJR 5

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Jan 26, 2015

Topics

LGBTQ, Religious Freedom

Full Bill Text

le.utah.gov

HJR 5 is a joint resolution of the Legislature to propose to amend the Utah Constitution to prevent a religious organization, institution, or entity, or individual acting in a role connected with a religious organization, institution, or entity, from being required or compelled to perform, solemnize, execute, or recognize any rite, ceremony, service, or ordinance that the religious organization, institution, or entity determines to be inconsistent with its tenets, doctrines, or beliefs.

The resolution directs the lieutenant governor to submit this proposal to voters.


People

Primary Sponsor