2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-2119.2. Protection for student's exercise of religion.

Universal Citation: 70 OK Stat § 70-2119.2 (2018)

A. In addition to the protections provided in Section 2 of this act, no public institution of higher education may substantially burden a student's exercise of religion, even if the burden results from a rule of general applicability, except as provided in subsection B of this section.

B. A public institution of higher education may substantially burden a student's exercise of religion only if that institution demonstrates that application of the burden to the student:

1. Is in furtherance of a compelling interest of the public institution of higher education;

2. Actually furthers that interest; and

3. Is the least restrictive means of furthering that interest.

Added by Laws 2014, c. 350, § 3, eff. Nov. 1, 2014.

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