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  • State Sen. Phil Boots (IN) 6:00 pm on May 13, 2013 Permalink |
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    Indiana prohibits cities from passing LGBT anti-discrimination ordinances

    Bill: SB0213 (PDF)

    Sponsored by Sen. Boots, and signed into law in 2013 by Governor Pence, SB0213 (Public Law 88) states, “Unless federal or state law provides otherwise, a unit may not establish, mandate, or otherwise require an employer to provide to an employee who is employed within the jurisdiction of the unit: (1) a benefit; (2) a term of employment; (3) a working condition; or (4) an attendance or leave policy; that exceeds the requirements of federal or state law, rules, or regulations.”

    Also: “Indiana lawmakers prohibit cities from passing own civil rights employment ordinances”

    “LGBT activists worried Indiana bill would strike down employment discrimination policies enacted by cities”

  • State Sen. Phil Boots (IN) 1:48 am on January 12, 2013 Permalink |
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    Indiana seeks to nullify Obamacare, make implementation a felony

    Bill: SB0230 (PDF)

    Sponsored by Sen. Phil Boots, SB230 states that the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the federal Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 are inconsistent with the power granted to the federal government in the Constitution of the United States, and are void in Indiana. Provides that a person who knowingly or intentionally implements or enforces, or attempts to implement or enforce, a federal law that is declared void by the general assembly commits a Class D felony.

    Also: “Indiana Bill Would Make the Implementation of Obamacare a Felony”

    “Ind. senator wants Legislature empowered to nullify federal law”

    “Indiana legislature bills that take on federal government highlight political split”

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