Text: S.1168 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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116th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                S. 1168

 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to ensure campus access at 
     public institutions of higher education for religious groups.


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                             April 11, 2019

Mr. Blunt (for himself, Mr. Lankford, and Mr. Scott of South Carolina) 
introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the 
          Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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                                 A BILL


 
 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to ensure campus access at 
     public institutions of higher education for religious groups.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Equal Campus Access Act of 2019''.

SEC. 2. CAMPUS ACCESS FOR RELIGIOUS GROUPS.

    Part B of title I of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 
1011 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following:

``SEC. 124. CAMPUS ACCESS FOR RELIGIOUS GROUPS.

    ``None of the funds made available under this Act may be provided 
to any public institution of higher education that denies to a 
religious student organization any right, benefit, or privilege that is 
otherwise afforded to other student organizations at the institution 
(including full access to the facilities of the institution and 
official recognition of the organization by the institution) because of 
the religious beliefs, practices, speech, leadership standards, or 
standards of conduct of the religious student organization.''.
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