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Relating to the protection of membership in and support to religious organizations.
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
HB 3172 would prohibit any governmental entity in this state from taking any adverse action against any person based wholly or partly on the person's membership in, affiliation with, or contribution, donation, or other support provided to a religious organization. Furthermore, HB 3172 would provide for the possibility of injunctive relief, declaratory relief, and court costs and reasonable attorney's fees for a person asserting a claim of actual or threatened violation of the religious discrimination prohibition established by this bill.