HB 1007 - Marriage; prohibiting requirement of religious official to solemnize a marriage that violates their conscience or religious beliefs; effective date
Date Introduced: 2 February 2015
Author/Sponsor: Representative Brumbaugh and Senator Brecheen
Date Signed Into Law: 1 May 2015
- 2 February 2015, this is another religious exemptions bill that, if passed, would legalize discrimination by public officials. Under present Oklahoma law, only clergy persons willing and able to perform same-sex weddings are allowed to. Under existing law, no one is forced to perform same-sex weddings.
- 22 April 2015, the bill passed the legislature.
- 1 May 2015, the bill was approved by the governor.