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HB 440 (2021)

Prohibit suspension of civil liberties during emergency

Summary:

Creates extra protections to practice religion and strictly limits any government action that could interfere. In particular, this bill provides that during a state of emergency, religious organizations shall be treated the same as providers of essential services.  The House amended the bill to more broadly prohibit "the suspension of civil liberties during a state of emergency."

Bill Sponsor:
Bill Became Law?:
Yes
Status:
SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
Status Detail:
Signed by Governor
Public Hearing Date:
05/11/2021 02:00 pm
Public Hearing Location:
REMOTE Room 000
House Voting Date:
04/07/2021
Senate Voting Date:
01/05/2022

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