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Short Title

Permits a religious entity to refuse to solemnize a marriage 
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Long Title To amend section 3101.08 of the Revised Code to provide that an ordained or licensed minister or religious society is not required to solemnize a marriage and a religious society is not required to allow any building or property of the religious society to be used to host a marriage ceremony if the marriage does not conform to the ordained or licensed minister's or religious society's sincerely held religious beliefs, to provide that an ordained or licensed minister or religious society is not subject to civil or criminal liability for such a denial, and to provide that the state and political subdivisions may not penalize or withhold benefits to an ordained or licensed minister or religious society for such a denial.

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As Reported by the House Community and Family Advancement Committee

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Committees

House Community and Family Advancement Committee
 
 

Primary Sponsors

A. Nino Vitale
 

Cosponsors

REPRESENTATIVES
Niraj J. Antani
John Becker
Andrew Brenner
Tom Brinkman
Jim Butler
Margaret Conditt
Timothy Derickson
Timothy Ginter
Bill Hayes
Michael Henne
Brian Hill
Ron Hood
Steven W. Kraus
Jeff McClain
Bill Patmon
Rick Perales
Wes Retherford
Kristina Roegner
Mark J. Romanchuk
Margaret Ann Ruhl
Tim Schaffer
Robert Sprague
Louis Terhar
Andy Thompson
Ron Young
Paul Zeltwanger
 
 
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