S.2969 - Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1992102nd Congress (1991-1992)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Kennedy, Edward M. [D-MA] (Introduced 07/02/1992)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/18/1992 Committee on Judiciary. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 1076. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2969 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/02/1992)
Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1992 - 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 is: (1) essential to further a compelling governmental interest; and (2) the least restrictive means of furthering that compelling governmental interest.
Sets forth provisions pertaining to judicial relief, attorney's fees, and applicability.