Mississippi Bill Regarding the Judiciary and Marriage (HB 586)
This law was last updated on Sep 29, 2016
HB 586 would allow members of the judiciary and boards of supervisors to refuse to officiate rites of matrimony if such an action would violate a sincerely held religious belief.
No Supreme Court Justice or any judge of the Court of Appeals, a circuit court, chancery court, county court, justice court, or any member of a board of supervisors would face adverse action for refusing to officiate a marriage that violated their religious beliefs.
Similar to HB 1342.