A Judiciary subcommittee has a meeting planned for 4 p.m. Tuesday. It was not immediately clear whether the bill would be changed then. Lawmakers have four days left in this year’s 40-day legislative session.
The amendment would give agencies broad protection to refuse service to anyone on religious grounds. That could also include someone who had previously been divorced, same-sex couples or couples of different religions.
Supporters said the amendment would protect adoption agencies from having to violate deeply held religious beliefs. They also noted that many adoption agencies work with LGBT families.