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(Christian Today) – One of two bills that will severely limit evangelism and conversion to the Christian faith in Sri Lanka was presented to the Sri Lankan Parliament on 6 May for second reading, a Christian persecution watchdog group reported today. Under Sri Lankan parliamentary procedure, the bill can be referred to committee in its entirety or selected clauses can be referred. “According to a report from the National Christian Evangelical Alliance of Sri Lanka (NCEASL), it is unclear at this point which clauses have been adopted by parliament,” VOM Canada reported. “Following committee evaluation and possible amendments, the law goes back to the Parliament for final reading and a vote.” In January, parts of the proposed legislation were rejected by the Supreme Court as being unconstitutional. Since it was presented to Parliament without amendment, constitutional amendments will be required to pass the legislation.