SB 578 Prohibits protest activities during funeral services
Sponsor: Shields
LR Number: 3256S.03T Fiscal Note: 3256-03
Committee: Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 2/27/2006 - Signed by Acting Governor, Senator Michael R. Gibbons Journal Page: S316
Title: SCS SB 578 Calendar Position:
Effective Date: Emergency Clause
House Handler: Rucker

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Current Bill Summary

SCS/SB 578 - This act makes it unlawful for any person to engage in protest activities within one hour prior to the commencement of any funeral service, and until one hour following the cessation of the service. First violations are punishable as a Class B misdemeanor and subsequent violations are punishable as a Class A misdemeanor. This act shall be known as "Spc. Edward Lee Myers' Law".

The act contains an emergency clause.