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HB 773 - Prohibits Discrimination Based on Certain Religious Beliefs - Virginia Key Vote

Scott Taylor voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (21-19) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (56-41) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Discrimination Based on Certain Religious Beliefs

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits the state from discriminating against an individual on the basis of certain religious beliefs.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits the state from taking a discriminatory action against an individual, corporation, or organization on the basis of the following “sincerely held” beliefs (Sec. 1):
    • The belief that marriage is the union of 1 man and 1 woman;
    • The belief that sexual relations are reserved for marriage; and
    • The belief that the terms “man” and “woman” refer to the gender determined at birth.
  • Specifies that a discriminatory action includes, but is not limited to, the following actions (Sec. 1):
    • The alteration of tax treatment;
    • The repeal of tax deductions for charitable contributions; and
    • The reduction of a grant, contract, scholarship, accreditation, or entitlement.
  • Delegate Terry Austin was recorded on our vote breakdown as voting “Yea”; he intended to vote “Nay”.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Discrimination Based on Certain Religious Beliefs

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