CHAPTER 16. PUBLIC HEALTH.

§16-2B-4. Exemption of employees from offering services when such duty is contrary to religious beliefs.

Any employee of the State of West Virginia or any of its agencies or political subdivisions, including, but not limited to, local health or welfare agencies, may refuse to accept the duty of offering family planning services to the extent that such duty is contrary to his personal religious beliefs and such refusal shall not be grounds for any disciplinary action, for dismissal, for any interdepartmental transfer, or any other discrimination in his employment, or for suspension from employment, or for any loss in pay or any other benefits.

Bill History For §16-2B-4

1966 Regular Session
Senate Bill 3