H.R.2797 - Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1991102nd Congress (1991-1992)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Solarz, Stephen J. [D-NY-13] (Introduced 06/26/1991)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/01/1992 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2797 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/26/1991)
Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1991 - Prohibits any agency, department, or official of the United States or any State (the government) from burdening a person's exercise of religion even if the burden results from a rule of general applicability, except that the government may burden a person's exercise of religion only if it demonstrates that application of the burden to the person: (1) is essential to further a compelling governmental interest; and (2) is the least restrictive means of furthering that compelling governmental interest.
Sets forth provisions pertaining to judicial relief, attorney's fees, and applicability.