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SB 1140 - Authorizes Child-Placement Agencies to Deny Services Based on Religion - Oklahoma Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes Child-Placement Agencies to Deny Services Based on Religion

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (57-24) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Child-Placement Agencies to Deny Services Based on Religion

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes child placement agencies to deny services which conflict with the written religious or moral convictions of the agency, effective November 1, 2018.

Highlights:

 

  • Specifies that no private child placement agency shall be required to participate in any way in the placement of a child when the proposed placement would violate the written religious or moral conviction of such agency (Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits the Department of Human Services from denying an application for a license or renewal of license or revoking the license of a child placement agency due to such agency’s refusal to provide services pursuant to this statute (Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits state and local government from denying grants, contracts, or participation in programs to child placement agencies based on such agency’s refusal to provide services pursuant to this statute (Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits civil action against a child placement agency based on such agency’s refusal to provide services pursuant to this statute (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (35-9) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Child-Placement Agencies to Deny Services Based on Religion

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes child placement agencies to deny services which conflict with the written religious or moral convictions of the agency, effective November 1, 2018.

Highlights:

 

  • Specifies that no private child placement agency shall be required to participate in any way in the placement of a child when the proposed placement would violate the written religious or moral conviction of such agency (Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits the Department of Human Services from denying an application for a license or renewal of license or revoking the license of a child placement agency due to such agency’s refusal to provide services pursuant to this statute (Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits state and local government from denying grants, contracts, or participation in programs to child placement agencies based on such agency’s refusal to provide services pursuant to this statute (Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits civil action against a child placement agency based on such agency’s refusal to provide services pursuant to this statute (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Child-Placement Agencies to Deny Services Based on Religion

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