S.3696 - Veterans' Memorials, Boy Scouts, Public Seals, and Other Public Expressions of Religion Protection Act of 2006109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Brownback, Sam [R-KS] (Introduced 07/20/2006)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||08/02/2006 Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 109-756. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3696 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/20/2006)
Veterans' Memorials, Boy Scouts, Public Seals, and Other Public Expressions of Religion Protection Act of 2006 - Amends the Revised Statutes of the United States to limit remedies to injunctive relief and declaratory relief in a civil action against a state or local official for deprivation of rights where the deprivation consists of a violation of a prohibition in the Constitution against the establishment of religion, including a violation resulting from: (1) a veterans' memorial, a public building, or the official seal of a state or local government containing religious words or imagery; or (2) the chartering of Boy Scout units by a state or local government and the Boy Scouts using state or local government buildings.
Denies attorneys' fees in such a civil action, including such an action against the federal government.