44th Legislature, Premiere Session 

150th Sitting

 

C - 172

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THE HOUSE OF COMMONS OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF BOSHKA 

24 June 2019

Received; read the first time

24 June 2019

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AN ACT

1. Short title

This Bill may be cited as "The National Equality Act".

Section 1.

A Bill to protect the rights of all Boshkan citizens.

Section 2.

This Act is to insure that our citizens and visitors to Boshka, regardless of race, gender, sex, ethnicity, disability, religion, sexual orientation, may not be denied services based on those factors and must be treated equally and fairly.

Section 3.

The following are examples of where services/assistance may not be denied and/or must be treated equally and fairly:

   A. Medical Care

   B. Housing

   C. Financial Services

   D. Education

   E. Employment

   F. Income (Equal Pay)

   Etc.

Section 4.

A Boshkan citizen/visitor may not be denied services based on factors listed under Section 2 of this Act based on religious beliefs. The following is an example where services may not be denied and/or must be treated equally and fairly:

 

   A. A hospital (medical clinic/healthcare provider) may not refuse medical treatment based on any of the factors listed under section 2 of this              Act. 

   B. A store owner may not refuse services based on factors listed under Section 2 of this Act. 

   Etc.

Section 5.

An entity that provides a service to the general public, may not use religious beliefs as an excuse to refuse services to Boshkan citizens or visitors to Boshka based on factors listed under Section 2 of this Act. 

Section 6.

The following are the only exceptions to this Act:

    A. Federal programs where Boshkan Citizenship is required, such as:

           

           1. Issuance of a Social Security card

           2. Voter Registration

           

           Etc.

Section 7.

The following are the fines and penalties for any public or private entity that has been found to be guilty of any or all items listed under Sections 3 through 5 based on factors listed in Section 2 of this Act:

            1st Offense      - $25,000 fine and/or 1 year imprisonment.

            2nd Offense    - $50,000 fine and/or 3 years imprisonment.

 

            3rd Offense     - $100,000 fine and/or 5 years imprisonment - Business License Revoked Indefinitely

Section 8.

Upon the passing of this Act, it is to go into effect immediately. 

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Passed in the House of Commons 24 June 2019.

ATTEST:

            Natalya Ivashov - Clerk