Bill Text: NH HB506 | 2021 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Relative to equal access to places of public accommodation.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 10-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-03-11 - Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass [HB506 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2021-HB506-Introduced.html

HB 506  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2021 SESSION

21-0424

08/05

 

HOUSE BILL 506

 

AN ACT relative to equal access to places of public accommodation.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Comtois, Belk. 7; Rep. Aron, Sull. 7; Rep. Verville, Rock. 2; Rep. Binford, Graf. 15; Rep. Blasek, Hills. 21; Rep. Nunez, Hills. 37; Rep. Greene, Hills. 37; Rep. Love, Rock. 6; Rep. Bordes, Belk. 3; Rep. Hough, Belk. 3

 

COMMITTEE: Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires equal access to public accommodations for persons who have declined medical treatments or use of medical devices.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

21-0424

08/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty One

 

AN ACT relative to equal access to places of public accommodation.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Equal Access to Public Accommodations; Medical Conditions and Devices.  Amend RSA 354-A:16 to read as follows:

354-A:16 Equal Access to Public Accommodations a Civil Right.  The opportunity for every individual to have equal access to places of public accommodation without discrimination because of age, sex, gender identity, race, creed, color, marital status, physical or mental disability or national origin is hereby recognized and declared to be a civil right. In addition, no person shall be denied the benefit of the rights afforded by this section on account of that person's sexual orientation.  In addition, no individual shall be denied the benefit of the rights afforded by this section because they have declined a medical treatment, medical test, or vaccination or because they refuse to use a medical device.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

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