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« Reply #150 on: March 21, 2014, 01:19:32 pm »
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Midwest Redraft Amendment
1) Whensoever the Midwest Alțing  shall pass a bill and present it to the Midwest Governor, he shall have the option to redraft the bill and return it to the Midwest Alțing  in redrafted form. The Midwest Governor shall have this option once with each particular bill presented to him.
2) The original sponsor of the bill, shall either file a motion to approve the Midwest Governor’s redraft by a simple majority vote, and return it to the Midwest Governor for his signature or veto, or reject  the redraft.
3) If the Midwest Alțing approves the Midwest Governor's redraft by a simple majority vote, the redrafted bill shall be returned to the Midwest Governor for his signature or veto.
4) If the Midwest Alțing or the original sponsor of the bill rejects the President's redraft, the original sponsor shall either file a motion to send the original draft of the bill back to the Midwest Governor for his signature or veto, or shall direct the Midwest Alțing to resume debate on the bill as presented to the Midwest Governor.
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« Reply #151 on: March 21, 2014, 01:54:56 pm »
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Midwest Cris Valorization Act

1 - The Most Serene Republic of the Midwest allocates 500 milions of dollars for all the initiatives that valorize the Midwest, especially the rural areas, as documentaries, tv series and others initiatives.
2 - This law will go into effect beginning immediately
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« Reply #152 on: March 23, 2014, 11:51:47 am »
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Midwest Cris Valorization Act

1 - The Most Serene Republic of the Midwest allocates 500 milions of dollars for all the initiatives that valorize the Midwest, especially the rural areas, as documentaries, tv series and others initiatives.
2 - This law will go into effect beginning immediately

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« Reply #153 on: March 23, 2014, 08:57:03 pm »
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New Cooperative Development Act

Section 1: Definition of a Cooperative
A "cooperative" is a company that meets, but is not limited to, the following guidelines:
1. Shares of ownership are owned by the members/employees and the assets are owned by the membership
2. Is democratically controlled and operated through the "one person, one vote" principle.
3. Members provide their labor as a production input and share the cooperative's profits based on their labor input.
Section 2: Establishment of a Regional Cooperative Development Program
1. The Department of Economic Development shall establish a program known as the "Regional Cooperative Development Program."
2. The Regional Cooperative Development Program shall create and run "Local Cooperative Development Centers" (LCDCs).
3. The Regional Cooperative Development Program shall create LCDCs in localities where such centers do not exist.
Section 3: Responsibilities of Local Cooperative Development Centers
1. These centers shall provide financial forecasting, business planning, and another preparatory activity that ensures that the establishment of a cooperative enterprise is grounded in sound business practices.
2. These centers are also able to make sure that new cooperatives are established without conflict with the law.
3. LCDCs will be given the task of educating the public, as well as prospective or current cooperative members about how cooperatives work.
4. LCDCs will also provide cooperatives with professionally-trained professionals by offering training courses focused on cooperative development and management.
5. LCDCs will also be able to provide cooperatives with loans, which will be allocated by the Regional Cooperative Development Program
   a) The loans specified under Section 2 of the Midwestern Cooperative Act shall be under the jurisdiction of the Regional Cooperative Development Program
Section 4: Allocation of Funds
1. $50 million shall be allocated annually to the Regional Cooperative Development Program at the beginning of each fiscal year.
   a) This amount does not include the $300 million reserved for loans specified under Section 2 of the Midwestern Cooperative Act
Section 5: Timeframe
1. This bill, if passed, shall go into effect on January 1, 2015.
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« Reply #154 on: March 23, 2014, 09:01:47 pm »
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Prohibition of Private Prisons Act
Section 1: Seizure
1. All privately-owned prisons and correctional facilities in the Midwest shall hereby be brought under the control and jurisdiction of the Midwestern government.
Section 2: Prevention
1. No regional or local government official shall contract with a private contractor for the provision of services relating to the operation of a Midwestern prison or correctional facility.
2. No current or future Midwestern prison or correctional facility shall transfer ownership or operational control to any private contractor.
Section 3: Clarification
1. Federal correctional facilities and prisons are, of course, exempt from Section 2.
Section 4: Timeframe
This bill shall go into effect immediately after passing.
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« Reply #155 on: April 04, 2014, 01:11:09 pm »
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Midwest Fitzgerald-Cris-Brewer compromise, LGBT Equality, Hate Crimes and Suicide Prevention Act


Section 1: Overview of the Protection of LGBT People within the Midwest
1) Any business, school or anyone else seen denying anyone who's LGBT the same rights as others will be subject to fines and lawsuits. Instances of this includes but is not limited to firing, refusing to allow someone who’s LGBT to partake in the services of a business, lower pay, an unfair, harder work environment, failure to allow the admission of an LGBT student into a school, or permitting bullying by peers or sabotaging the academic performance grades by teachers.


Section 2: Matthew Shepard
1) Matthew Shepard, a college student who resided in Amity (Wyoming), will be recognized by the Midwest as a Midwest hero and be posthumously awarded the Midwest Medal of Freedom.


Section 3: Suicide Prevention among LGBT Youth
1) In order to prevent the number of suicides among young members of the LGBT community, the Midwest government shall enforce the need of colleges and high schools to implement programs, clubs and hire counselors to help in dealing with the strain of bullying, stress, self-esteem and finding friends in schools.

2) The Midwest government will reimburse these schools depending on the overall costs and expenses.


Section 4: Implementation
1) This law will go into effect upon the passage of the bill.
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« Reply #156 on: April 09, 2014, 01:09:23 pm »
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I would very much hope that the Midwest takes advantage of the Supreme Court's ruling in Jbrase v. Atlasia and abolishes the old and out of date names that have clouded up discourse for far too long Smiley
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« Reply #157 on: April 09, 2014, 01:44:11 pm »
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I would very much hope that the Midwest takes advantage of the Supreme Court's ruling in Jbrase v. Atlasia and abolishes the old and out of date names that have clouded up discourse for far too long Smiley
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« Reply #158 on: April 19, 2014, 09:37:40 am »
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Midwest youth employment plan


Section 1 : The actors
1)   The Midwest Government may, in cooperation with local partners, conclude collective agreements  with private companies,  public companies or associations,  for  the implementation of project activities which ensure industrial  and vocational training.
2)   The collective agreements include provisions on the perennial objectives of skills, the requirements of  vocational training whose conditions  shall be decided by unanimous consent during these collective agreements.


Section 2 : Midwest Governement assistance
1)For each job created, the Midwest Government shall pay half of the job costs.
2) These jobs shall be federal minimum wage jobs.
3) These jobs shall be exempted from the Midwest Corporate Tax.


Section 3 : Who can get these jobs, What kind of job is it?
1)   Only unemployed people, who are aged 18 to 26  may get these jobs.
2)   These jobs shall be fixed-term employment contracts for a period of 50 months.


Section 4 : End of contracts
1)    These contracts may be terminated before their conclusion, by the employee if he has found an another job, or a training that would lead to a job.
2)   These jobs shall not exist in combination with an another business activity.


Section 5: Implementation
1) This law will go into effect upon the passage of the bill.
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« Reply #159 on: April 22, 2014, 08:56:02 am »
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Stop nuclear power plant building

1) No new nuclear power plant may be built in the Midwest region.
2) This law will go into effect upon the passage of the bill.
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Child allowance act
1)For each person under 21 years of age, $100 per month shall be granted to their legal person in charge.
2)If the person under 21 years of age has several legal persons in charge, this benefit shall be equally divided between them.
3)If the person under 21 years of age is legally emancipated, he shall receive this benefit.
4)This law shall come into effect June 1, 2014
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« Reply #161 on: April 22, 2014, 10:30:28 am »
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Midwest 2014 Budget Update

Income Tax Rate
$0-$20,000 ---- 0% $0
$20,001-$50,000 ---- 2% $13.5B
$50,001-$100,000 ---- 4% $8.7B
$100,001-150 000----- 6% $3.5B
$150,001-$200,000 ---- 7.5% $3.2B
$200,000-$250, 000---- 9% $3B
$250,001- $500,000 - 11% $8.3B
$500,000-$Onwards---- 13% 6.8B
TOTAL: $47B

Sales Tax
On all goods minus all clothing, food, prescription drug purchases, and apartment rentals - 5%
Total: $34B

Corporate Tax
$0-$50,000 - 0%
$50,000-$100,000 - 2%
$100,000-$500,000- 4%
$500,000-$1,000,000-5%
$1,000,000 - $3,000,000 - 6%
$1,500,000- $2,000,000 7%
$2,000,000- $2,500,000 7.5%
$2,500,000- $3,000,000 8.5%
$3,000,000 -$5,000,000 - 9%
$5,000,000- Onwards –  10%
TOTAL: $27B

Property Tax
$40 per mil on assessed value of unimproved land : $78B
TOTAL: $78 B

Midwest Estate Tax:
1M-5M - 5%
5M - Over -10%
TOTAL: $3.2B

Cigarette, Alcohol,Marijuana, prostitution and guns Tax:
Cigarette Tax - 50% $4.6B
Alcohol Tax - 50% $5.5B
Marijuana Tax - 50% $4.3B
Gun sales Tax- 50% $0.6B
Prostitution sales Tax -50% 2,3B
This is included in the sales tax.
TOTAL: $16.1B


Healthcare Taxes
Healthcare Payroll Tax - 1%
TOTAL: $18B


Gas and Oil Tax
Gasoline: 40 Cents/Gallon $8.4B Diesel: 40 Cents/Gallon $3.3B
Midwest Oil, Natural Gas, and Coal Royalty Rates Bil: $46.1B
TOTAL: 57.8B


REVENUES:$293.4B




$84.902 Billion - School aid
$48 Billion..... Elementry all the way up to High School Education
$27 Billion..... College Education
$2 Million…. Illikeverin School Act
1.6 Billion The Build our Mathematics and Science Proposal
$2.8 Billion… Midwest Teacher Pay raise
$5,5 Billion Midwest Tuition Bill

$49B - Economic development
$20 Billion ...... Community development
$14 Billion ...... Area and regional development
$0.05 Billion..... Small Business Start Up Loan Act
$0.003 Billion.... Urban Agriculture Assistance Grant Act:
$0.5B Native Atlasian Revitalization Bill
$1B Small Farm Assistance Bill
$13.5B Rural Housing Bill

$39.391 Billion - Transportation
$15 Billion ..... Highways and highway safety
$3 Billion ..... Air Transportation
$4 Billion ..... Other transportation
$12 billion ..... Non-Highway Roads
$5.391 Billion The Midwest Road Repairs Act of 2013 + Extra Libraries
$7 Billion - Public safety


$28.047 Billion - Health services
$6 Billion ..... Substance abuse and mental health services
$7 Billion ..... Disease control, public health and bioterrorism
$8 Billion ..... Health research and training
$3 Billion ..... Food safety and occupational health and safety
$1 Billion ..... Other health care services
$3.047 Billion Fight against obesity proposal
$1 Billion - Tax expenditures


$37.5 Billion - Environment & energy
$14 Billion ..... Loans to be granted to energy companies that will man up.
$13 Billion ..... Fund for alternative energy
$5 Billion ..... Updating the our current energy infrastructure
$0.5 Billion Midwest Green Governance bill
$5 Billion Midwest Biofuels Act

$32.35 Billion- Other Bills
$2 Billion - Direct aid & incentives to municipalities
$2 Billion - Government administration
$10 Billion- Bank of the Midwest Creation
$13 Billion High Speed
$4.55 Billion Child allowance
$0.3B Midwest Cooperative Act
$0.5B Midwest Valorization Act
$2.7B Midwest Immigration Act


Previous Midwest Surplus: $4.17155 B
TOTAL EXPENDITURES: $281,84B
TOTAL REVENUES: $293,4B
2014 Midwest Surplus: $11,56B
Midwest Surplus after 2014: $15,73B
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« Reply #162 on: May 06, 2014, 06:22:39 am »
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New Midwest Gambling Freedom Act
Midwest Gambling Freedom Act shall be amended as follow:

The Midwest believes in economic freedom for all of her citizens, however, actions must be made to protect our citizens from fraud. Therefore, the following shall be enacted:

1. Any legislation passed that regulates gambling in the Midwest Region is hereby repealed.

2. Every Midwest citizens shall have the right to go into gambling if:
a. The Midwest citizen is at least 18 years of age.
b. The Midwest citizen has never been convicted of extortion, fraud or robbery.

3. Gambling agencies shall be prohibited from acquiring information from consumers that is unnecessary. Such information includes: a. Social Security b. E-Mail address c. Any passwords

4. In order to set a distance between the market place and the Midwest Regional Government, no program put forward by the Midwest Government shall require its citizens to gamble. This includes smaller purchases such as lottery tickets. This is a clause to note that the Midwest Government, while allowing their citizens to do what they will with their money, that they do not condone the action of gambling.

5. A non-partisan government agency shall be founded with the purpose of investigating websites and gambling agencies for fraud and/or scams and which don't respect the 2nd and 3nd articles.
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Midwest Education Reform Bill

Section 1: New Education Administration
1) The Midwest Government authorizes the creation of the Midwest Education Service (MWES), to oversee and accredit institutions and work on issues of Education policy.
2) The Governor of the Midwest shall appoint any individual residing in Atlasia Midwest Education Commissioner (MWC), who shall run the MWES.
3) The MWC shall be confirmed by a referendum.
4) The MWC’s term shall expire when the Governor’s term expires.
5) The MWC may be reappointed an unlimited number of times, but each time requires another referendum.
6) The MWC may not serve as Governor at the same time that he/she is MWC.

Section 2: Midwest Hope Scholarship
1) All Midwestern schools are required to report grading on a 4.0 GPA scale. All GPAs must be unweighted.
2) All students with a 4.0 GPA from a MWES-accredited public institution shall not be required to pay tuition at Midwestern regional and state universities, via a program known as the Midwest Hope Scholarship (MWHS)
3) The Midwest shall create the Midwest Hope Scholarship Lottery (MWHSL) to finance the the MWHS.

Section 3: Teacher Evaluations and Standardized Tests
1) Regional or Statewide standardized tests shall be prohibited.
2) Teachers shall be evaluated by Aptitude and Qualifications Inspection Service (AAQIS)  from MWES instead.
3) Teachers shall not be informed of AAQIS visits beforehand.
4) All public universities in the Midwest shall be barred from considering standardized aptitude tests, including, but not limited to the SAT and ACT, in admissions.
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Midwest Immigration and Integration Act

Preamble
1)Considering that Immigration and Integration don't seem to have been federally and locally an important issue, it's the Althing's duty to act on these issues.
2)Immigrants aren't a thread to the Midwest, but a necessity. We, Midwesterners, must foster the integration of Immigrants and fight against racism everywhere in the Midwest.
3)All Midwest laws concerning Immigration are hereby repealed.

Part 1: Legal Immigration
Section 1: Language
   1)The official language of the Midwest region is English. All Midwest public documents  shall be written in English.
2)However, considering the importance of hispanic minorities, a translation into Spanish  of all Midwest public documents shall be available.
3)A budget of $200,000,000 will be allocated to help Minorities to learn English.


Section 2  Legal Immigrants without American Nationality
1) Legal Immigrants, who live in the Midwest for at least one year and are at least 18 years of age , shall have the opportunity to vote in local and regional elections
2)Considering that the current Midwest Governor is a foreign-born, legal immigrants, who live in the Midwest for at least one year and are at least 18 years of age, shall have the opportunity to be eligible for local and regional offices.
3)Legal immigrants shall enrol their children in private or public schools.


Section 3:Protect our legal immigrants
1)Not being an american citizen shall not constitute grounds for termination of employment.
2)No segregation based along nationality shall be allowed in the Midwest.
3)Except the right to vote in federal elections, legal immigrants shall have the same rights than Midwesterners.



Part 2: Illegal Immigration
Section 1 : Anti Vichy
1)The Midwest Police shall not be able to take into account anonymous reports for arresting illegal immigrants.
2)The Midwest Police shall not to be able to determine the immigration status of anyone they stop or arrest if there is reason to suspect that the individual might be an illegal immigrant.
3)Immigrants shall not be arrested close to educational institutions.

Section 2: Illegal immigrants rights
1)Illegal immigrants shall be able to get a legal job. When they get a legal job,  illegals immigrants and their family shall not be arrested anymore.
2)Illegal immigrants shall have access to social security, they shall have access to hospitals without the risk of being deported.  Illegal immigrants shall be able to benefit from education bursaries.
3)Illegal immigrants shall be able to make complaints without the risk of being arrested. Illegal immigrants are first of all humans.

Section 3: Atlasia
1)The Midwest Government strongly encourages Atlasia to make path to citizenship and nationality easier.
2)The Midwest Government strongly encourages Atlasia to amnesty illegal immigrants.
3)The Midwest Government strongly encourages Atlasia not to spend too much money in order to secure Atlasian borders.   




Part 3: Fight against Racism, inegalities,..
Section 1: Reducing geographical disparities
1)Every Midwest city over 3.500 inhabitants shall have at least 10% subsidised housing in total property for rent.
2)Subsidized housing is government supported funding or financial assistance for its citizens to help provide or afford housing. Forms of subsidies include direct mortgage interest deductions, housing subsidies, non-profit housing, public housing, rent supplements and some forms of co-operative and private sector housing,
3)A budget of $2,000,000,000 shall be allocated to help cities for this purpose.


Section 2: Positive discrimination
1)5% of all Midwest Public universities shall be reserved for non-white students.
2)A budget of $2,000,000,000 shall be allocated to help Midwest schools suffering from a poor academic performance.
3) A budget of $500,000,000 shall be allocated to help disabled students.

Section 3: Fight against racism, antisemitism,...
1)All dissemination of ideas based on racial superiority or hatred, incitement to racial discrimination, as well as all acts of violence or incitement to such acts against any race, any religion, or group of persons of another colour and of another religion, shall be forbitdden in the Midwest.  Any Violation is subject to a $45,000 fine.
2)Every Midwest school shall at least  promote tolerance 6 hours per year for every student.
3)A budget of $10,000,000 shall be allocated to promote tolerance everywhere in the Midwest.


Conclusion: Implementation
1)Part 1, Part 3 Section 2 shall come into effect January 1, 2015.
2)Part 2, Part 3 Section 3 shall come into effect upon the passage of this legislation.
3)Part 3, Section 1 shall come into effect January 1,2015.

Yup, shame on me, I had forgotton three 0 Tongue.
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Midwest Education Reform Bill

Section 1: New Education Administration
1) The Midwest Government authorizes the creation of the Midwest Education Service (MWES), to oversee and accredit institutions and work on issues of Education policy.
2) The Governor of the Midwest shall appoint any individual residing in Atlasia Midwest Education Commissioner (MWC), who shall run the MWES.
3) The MWC shall be confirmed by a referendum.
4) The MWC’s term shall expire when the Governor’s term expires.
5) The MWC may be reappointed an unlimited number of times, but each time requires another referendum.
6) The MWC may not serve as Governor at the same time that he/she is MWC.

Section 2: Midwest Hope Scholarship
1) All Midwestern schools are required to report grading on a 4.0 GPA scale. All GPAs must be unweighted.
2) All students with a 4.0 GPA from a MWES-accredited public institution shall not be required to pay tuition at Midwestern regional and state universities, via a program known as the Midwest Hope Scholarship (MWHS)
3) The Midwest shall create the Midwest Hope Scholarship Lottery (MWHSL) to finance the the MWHS.

Section 3: Teacher Evaluations and Standardized Tests
1) Regional or Statewide standardized tests shall be prohibited.
2) Teachers shall be evaluated by Aptitude and Qualifications Inspection Service (AAQIS)  from MWES instead.
3) Teachers shall not be informed of AAQIS visits beforehand.
4) All public universities in the Midwest shall be barred from considering standardized aptitude tests, including, but not limited to the SAT and ACT, in admissions.


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« Reply #166 on: May 22, 2014, 12:31:28 am »
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Yes! We'll get to it once the bills before yours are voted on. Also, make sure to swear in!
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Texting While Driving Abolition Act

Section 1: Enforcement and Exemptions

1) Any person driving any form of transportation including but not limited to motor vehicles, trollies, or streetcars shall be prohibited from using any handheld device while the vehicle is in motion.

    a) Drivers are not subject to this bill who are using their cell phone as a means of a vital emergency including but not limited to contacting the law enforcement, the fire department, or paramedics. Should they be pulled over, it will be at the discretion of the police whether or not they get a ticket.

    b) Drivers who are parked and not interfering with the flow of traffic shall be permitted to use their electronic handheld devices.

    c) Drivers who use Bluetooths will be permitted to use them while driving.
   
    d) Drivers who use GPS’s will be permitted to use them while driving.
   
    e) Public safety officials shall be permitted to use an electronic handheld device in a motor vehicle if it pertains to helping them with their task at hand.

2) "Electronic handheld devices" are defined as a wireless cell phone, any form of computer including a laptop or tablet, a text messenger, or any other personal handheld device that involves distractions through digital communications.

Section 2: Consequences

1) Because it is difficult to determine whether a driver is indeed using a handheld device illegally, police must have a separate, legit reason for pulling the person over or giving the person a ticket, citation or a warrant for their arrest if they are not 100% confident that the driver is using a device.

2) Whoever is found in violation of this law that is not exempt shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and face up to a $500 fine which the person can either pay or attempt to fight in court. Age shall not be a factor in whether a ticket is issued.

3) This law shall take effect immediately if passed.
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« Reply #168 on: August 25, 2014, 02:31:52 pm »
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The WAMSR Creation Bill
Section 1 The WAMS Reactor
1.  The Waste Annihilating Molten Salt Reactor (WAMSR) reduces the amount of nuclear waste produced and has a lower risk of meltdowns due to the use of Molten Salt instead of Water as the coolant.
2. The WAMSR was developed in Atlasia by Atlasian graduates of MIT.
3. The WAMSR can use nuclear waste from other reactors has its fuel.
Section 2 Funding
1. The Government of the Midwest will provide $1 Billion dollars for the construction of WAMS Reactors in the Region.
2. These reactors shall be constructed in Vitality, Joy, Mirth, and Moxie.
Section 3 Implementation Date
1. This law shall take effect January 1, 2015.
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Midwestern Contract Procurement Reform Bill
Section 1 Procurement Quotas
1. The Midwestern Government, Municipal, and other local governments shall distribute contracts for services to the following ratio:
a. 75% of contracts shall be granted to companies located in the Midwestern region.
b. No less than 30% of contracts shall be awarded to Minority run companies.
2. Minority run companies are defined as businesses owned by a member of one of the following categories
a. Afro-Atlasian
b. Asian
c. Native Atlasian
d. Hispanic/Latino Atlasian
e. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Questioning, Asexual, or Pansexual
f. Physically handicapped
g. Mentally handicapped
h. Veteran
i. Woman
Section 2 Date of enactment
1. This bill shall take effect upon January 1, 2015.
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« Reply #170 on: September 03, 2014, 02:04:42 pm »
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Amendment to the Midwest Abortion Act

The Midwest Abortion Act is hereby amended to read as follows:

1: No abortions shall be permitted after the start of the third trimester, except in the cases of threat to the mother's health, severe fetal defects, or a pregnancy caused by rape/incest.

2: Any individual who induces a prohibited abortion shall have any existing license from the Mideast Region or a subdivision thereof to practice a medical profession revoked for up to two years.

3: Any individual who induces a prohibited abortion shall be sentenced to a fine no larger than $25,000. Any person knowingly facilitating the inducement of a prohibited abortion shall be subject to a criminal fine no larger than $5,000.
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« Reply #171 on: September 26, 2014, 07:27:29 pm »
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As promised, here is one of the bills.
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The Midwestern Althing Reform Amendment
Section 1 Composition of the Althing
1. The Althing shall consist of 3 Members
Section 2 Establishment of Districts
1. Each member shall be elected by single member districts.
2. Districts shall be divided equally by population.
3. No State shall be in more than one District.
Section 3 Reapportionment of Seats
1. The districts shall be reapportioned one (1) month prior to the election of the Althing.
2. No resident shall be allowed to move during the one (1) month prior to the election.
3. People who move or register in the Midwest during the one (1) month prior to the election shall not be counted in the reapportioning of districts.
4. The Districts shall be reapportioned by the Althing through legislation.
Section 4 Electoral System
1. The Electoral system shall be PR-STV.
Section 5 Failure of Candidates for a seat
1. If no person runs for a District, then the district shall be open to any candidate from any part of the region.
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