2016 Senate Bill 832

Repeal crime of threatening excommunication for voting wrong

Introduced in the Senate

March 2, 2016

Introduced by Sen. Patrick Colbeck (R-7)

To repeal a law that makes it a crime for a cleric or official of a church or religious society to attempt to influence a how a member votes in an election by threatening excommunication, dismissal, or expulsion.

Referred to the Committee on Elections and Government Reform