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SB 514 - Prohibits Universities from Disciplining Students Who Refuse to Treat Someone Based on Religious Beliefs - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (22-4) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Universities from Disciplining Students Who Refuse to Treat Someone Based on Religious Beliefs

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Vote to pass a bill that prohibits public universities from disciplining a student who refuses to treat someone based on religious beliefs, effective July 1, 2013.

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  • Prohibits a public higher education institution from disciplining or discriminating against a student in a counseling, social work, or psychology program because the student refuses to counsel or serve an individual due to conflicts with the student’s religious beliefs, provided that the student refers the individual to a counselor who will provide the counseling or services (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits Universities from Disciplining Students Who Refuse to Treat Someone Based on Religious Beliefs

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