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SB18-242: Public Official Oath Of Office

Freedom of Expression & Religion
Bill Number: SB18-242
Year: 2018
ACLU Position: Oppose
Sponsors: T. Leonard /V. Marble

Description:

The bill requires a person swearing an oath of office for a public
office or position to do so by swearing by the everliving God. The bill
also requires the person swearing the oath of office to do so with an
uplifted hand.


Current Status:

Governor Signed (06/01/2018)
Sent to the Governor (05/17/2018)
Signed by the Speaker of the House (05-17-18)
Signed by the President of the Senate (05-16-18)
Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass (05-09-18)
Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Reconsider (05-09-18)
Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass (05-09-18)
House Third Reading Passed with Amendments - Floor (05-09-18)
House Second Reading Special Order - Passed - No Amendments (05-08-18)
House Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments (05-07-18)
House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole (05-03-18)
Introduced In House - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs (04-24-18)
Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments (04-24-18)
Senate Second Reading Passed - No Amendments (04-23-18)
Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Refer Unamended to Senate Committee of the Whole (04-18-18)
Introduced In Senate - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs (04-13-18)



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