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« on: April 11, 2011, 05:37:04 pm »
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Honoring Some Folks Act

1. Department of Internal Affairs headquarter shall be officially known as AndrewCT Executive Building
2. Headquarter of the office of Game Moderator shall be officially known as Purple State Executive Building
3. Department of Justice headquarter shall be officially known as Peter Bell Executive Building
4. Headquarter of the office of Registrar General shall be officially known as Fritz Executive Building
5. Headquarter of the office of Moderator General shall be officially known as Joe Arpaio Executive Building
6. Headquarter of Department of Federal Elections shall be officially known as Teddy Executive Building
7. Department of External Affairs headquarter shall be officially known as Hashemite Executive Building

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« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2011, 06:54:26 pm »
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Well, I want to say two things.

First of all, why not?

Second of all, it would be better for our federal government budget to stop constant name changes of the executive building by each new Secretary. I mean, come on, people, think about all the money wasted by changing all the papers, charts, signs, informations etc. etc.
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« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2011, 07:30:25 pm »
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I'm worried about supporting this because there's no building or memorial garden named after me. I'll mull this over.
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« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2011, 07:30:54 pm »
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Well, I want to say two things.

First of all, why not?

Second of all, it would be better for our federal government budget to stop constant name changes of the executive building by each new Secretary. I mean, come on, people, think about all the money wasted by changing all the papers, charts, signs, informations etc. etc.
I assume this means you'll also support HappyWarriors bill to rename those airports after Atlasians?
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« Reply #4 on: April 11, 2011, 07:43:11 pm »
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I'm worried about supporting this because there's no building or memorial garden named after me. I'll mull this over.

Problem is, you never were cabinet member Sad
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« Reply #5 on: April 11, 2011, 08:14:59 pm »
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I think we shouldn't name the DoEA after someone who will, inevitably, return to run that Department.  Name it after a departed Atlasian, like Colin.
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« Reply #6 on: April 11, 2011, 08:26:23 pm »
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I think we shouldn't name the DoEA after someone who will, inevitably, return to run that Department.  Name it after a departed Atlasian, like Colin.
I don't see what's the big deal with that. Using that standard, we'd also have to pick out a different Atlasian for RG and SoFE.
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« Reply #7 on: April 11, 2011, 09:28:51 pm »
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Cabinet officials getting to name their buildings during their tenure is a long tradition I am reluctant to end.
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« Reply #8 on: April 12, 2011, 02:44:37 pm »
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I think we shouldn't name the DoEA after someone who will, inevitably, return to run that Department.  Name it after a departed Atlasian, like Colin.

Well, my intention was to provide names after either departed or inactive Atlasians indeed.

AndrewCT was in office for short time, but now, he's with angels. PS departed and few can deny how great GM he was. Peter departed, I guess, as well and was longtime AG. Fritz is in game, but not as active politician, and he buildt the entire RG institution, so deserved this honor. Both Gustaf and Jedi sucks, so Joe Arpaio is still better Tongue. Teddy returned, but he was outstanding SoFE.

Ok, if we're talking about DoEA HQ name, I can change to Colin or some other departed figure experienced on foreign affairs field.

Cabinet officials getting to name their buildings during their tenure is a long tradition I am reluctant to end.

Argh, they have too much power already...
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« Reply #9 on: April 13, 2011, 04:20:22 am »
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This bill has my full support.
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« Reply #10 on: April 13, 2011, 08:00:41 am »
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I'm worried about supporting this because there's no building or memorial garden named after me. I'll mull this over.
Don't you already have a highway greenway?
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« Reply #11 on: April 13, 2011, 09:49:53 am »
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I think the Senate has more interesting things to do than rename buildings.
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« Reply #12 on: April 13, 2011, 12:16:58 pm »
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I'm worried about supporting this because there's no building or memorial garden named after me. I'll mull this over.
Don't you already have a highway greenway?

And a garden outside the governor's plantation. But is that ever enough?
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« Reply #13 on: April 13, 2011, 12:23:23 pm »
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I think the Senate has more interesting things to do than rename buildings.
Agreed. And also, like Bgwah said, we'd be taking away a longtime tradition of Secretary's naming their own buildings.
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« Reply #14 on: April 13, 2011, 12:55:35 pm »
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Damn killjoys.

Since I see no support to pass, I withdraw this bill.
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« Reply #15 on: April 13, 2011, 01:54:08 pm »
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« Reply #16 on: April 13, 2011, 03:11:04 pm »
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Oh no, a withdrawal. Roll Eyes


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Senators have 72 hours to assume sponsorship. Tabling it is quicker, if the Senators get off their asses and vote quickly, which isn't guarranteed.
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« Reply #17 on: April 13, 2011, 04:48:01 pm »
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Damn killjoys.

Since I see no support to pass, I withdraw this bill.

Settle down comrade, I said I'd mull it over; not outright reject it!
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« Reply #18 on: April 14, 2011, 03:22:15 pm »
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So I can assume sponsorship ? Why not, let's give it a chance.

Yes, I know how all the Rowans of the Senate will react : "OMG you're delaying the Senate's work for some useless bill while there is so much srs bsness to do !". Well, this time I'll be on the wrong side. Tongue
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7. After a piece of legislation is introduced on the Senate floor, the original sponsor may motion to withdraw the legislation under consideration at any point prior to a final vote on passage or after the President has vetoed the legislation, but the original sponsor may not motion to withdraw the legislation if the Senate is presently voting on any Amendments to the legislation or is presently voting on a motion for cloture.

8. Co-sponsors of legislation under consideration shall have no power to withdraw legislation nor contest withdrawal of legislation by the original sponsor. Any office-holding Senator may assume sponsorship of the legislation within 72 hours after the original sponsor has motioned to withdraw. Once a motion to assume sponsorship has been placed by the Senator who wishes to sponsor the legislation, Senators shall have 48 hours to object to this motion. If any Senator objects to this motion, the PPT shall open a vote on the motion to assume sponsorship. This vote shall last for a maximum of 72 hours during which time the Senators must vote. Voting may be declared final at any time if a majority of office-holding Senators has approved or rejected said motion. Any and all Senators who do not vote will be considered to have abstained. If a motion to assume sponsorship is rejected, the legislation shall be withdrawn from the Senate floor.


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« Reply #20 on: April 14, 2011, 07:40:35 pm »
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I support this for the record.
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« Reply #21 on: April 18, 2011, 04:25:54 pm »
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Antonio is sponsor.


What do you want to do here?
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« Reply #22 on: April 18, 2011, 05:26:35 pm »
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Well, I got a lesson: never withdraw stuff to quickly ^ - ^
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« Reply #23 on: April 19, 2011, 06:28:30 pm »
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Amendments, final vote?
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« Reply #24 on: April 19, 2011, 07:17:50 pm »
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I am concerned that it would be confusing especially to new citizens to have buildings named after active Atlasians who are not heading those departments.
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