Representative Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (1947 - )In Congress 1993 - Present |
Legislation Sponsored or Cosponsored by Sanford D. Bishop, Jr.
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- AMENDMENT1. H.Amdt.655 — 105th Congress (1997-1998) Description: Part 1 of the amendment sought to strike language in the proposed article which specifies the people's right to "acknowledge God" and insert language which specifies the people's right to "freedom of religion". \ Part 2 of the amendment sought to strike language in the proposed article that specifies that the Government shall not "discriminate against religion, or deny equal access to a benefit on account of religion" and insert language that specifies "or otherwise compel or discriminate against religion". Amends Bill: H.J.Res.78 Sponsor: Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2] (Offered 06/04/1998) Latest Action: 06/04/98 On agreeing to Part 2 of the Bishop amendment (A001) Failed by recorded vote: 23 - 399 (Roll No. 199). (All Actions)