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HB 1617 - Authorizes Student Organizations to Limit Membership - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (21-18) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Student Organizations to Limit Membership

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes religious and political student organizations at public universities to limit membership.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes religious and political student organizations at public universities to limit membership to individuals committed to the organization’s mission, to the extent allowed by state and federal law (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits public universities from discriminating against any student organization or group which limits membership according to this bill (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (80-19) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Student Organizations to Limit Membership

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes religious and political student organizations at public universities to limit membership.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes religious and political student organizations at public universities to limit membership to individuals committed to the organization’s mission, to the extent allowed by state and federal law (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits public universities from discriminating against any student organization or group which limits membership according to this bill (Sec. 1).
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