Summary: H.R.6382 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (11/18/2016)

No Religious Registry Act

This bill prohibits U.S. government officials from collecting information or utilizing a registry or database to classify on the basis of religious affiliation: (1) U.S. nationals or aliens lawfully present in the United States, or (2) aliens who apply for a visa or seek admission to the United States or on whose behalf a petition under the immigration laws is submitted. The bill also prohibits studies related to the collection of such information or the establishment or utilization of such a registry or database.

Nothing in this bill may be construed to prohibit the collection of information that is provided voluntarily, including information relating to the decennial census.