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South Carolina Student Association Freedom of Religion Act (S 87)

This law was last updated on Jan 13, 2019

This law is Anti–LGBTQ


South Carolina


S 87




Jan 8, 2019


Primary Sponsors: 1
Total Sponsors: 1


LGBTQ, Religious Freedom

Full Bill Text

S 87 would allow college and university student groups to limit membership based on religious belief.

The bill would prohibit any public institution of higher learning from taking any action or enforcing any policy that denies a religious student association any benefit available to any other student association based on the religious student association’s requirement that its leaders or members adhere to its sincerely held religious beliefs or standards of conduct.

This would allow for the discrimination against LGBTQ students looking to join student groups.

Related Legislation

Similar to H 3099.

Similar to S 210, which failed to pass in 2015.

Latest Action

12/12/18 – Prefiled.

1/8/19 – Introduced; referred to Committee on Education.