- District 85
Amend KRS 39A.100 to exclude houses of worship from emergency condemnation authority; prohibit a governmental entity from prohibiting religious services during an emergency to a greater extent than imposed on other organizations or businesses that provide essential services; require a compelling governmental interest to place a burden on a religious organization; prohibit a governmental entity from taking any discriminatory action against a religious organization on the basis that the organization is religious; define "discriminatory action," "governmental entity," "religious organization," and "religious services"; allow a religious organization to assert a violation of this section as a claim against a governmental entity or as a defense and waive sovereign, governmental, and qualified immunity to the extent of liability under the section; set out remedies available to a religious organization; require construciton in favor of protecting free exercise of religion; require a religious organization to bring an action no later than two years from the date the person should have known of the discriminatory action.
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 82)
delivered to Governor
enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
received in House
3rd reading, passed 30-7
posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 23, 2022
2nd reading, to Rules
reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
to State & Local Government (S)
to Committee on Committees (S)
received in Senate
3rd reading, passed 83-12 with Committee Substitute (1) Floor Amendment (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 28, 2022
2nd reading, to Rules
reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
to State Government (H)
introduced in House
to Committee on Committees (H)
Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
|Bill Text Versions||Format|
|Acts Chapter 82|
|Proposed House Floor Amendment 1|
|Proposed House Committee Amendment 1|
|Proposed House Committee Substitute 1|
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