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« on: June 28, 2012, 05:55:23 pm »
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The Protection of Legal Regional Functions Act
No federal official, when engaging in an effort to enforce federal law, may prohibit, obstruct or prevent in any way shape or form the functions of a Regional Government, according to their laws, that also aren't in violation of Federal Law.

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« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2012, 05:59:27 pm »
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Just in case Fuzzyvasion 2.0 actually does go the distance, next time. Tongue
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« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2012, 06:02:20 pm »
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I strongly support this legislation... I attempted something similar a couple months ago with my "Justice to the Department of Justice Act" but this has the same intention and I will vote for this
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« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2012, 07:11:15 pm »
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This has my full support - I urge the Senate to pass this legislation!
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« Reply #4 on: June 28, 2012, 07:51:23 pm »
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What does this do, in practice?
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« Reply #5 on: June 28, 2012, 08:07:08 pm »
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What does this do, in practice?

This really isn't much of a change in the current system; it just puts it on paper.
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« Reply #6 on: June 28, 2012, 08:08:24 pm »
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It ensures that if a federal law is being enforced on a region which has passed a law or is engaging in an illegal activity, that the federal officials can't interfere with the functioning of the regional government with regards to all the activities it engages in that aren't in violation of federal law.
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« Reply #7 on: June 29, 2012, 10:35:33 pm »
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I would like to add an amendment:

Quote from: new text
A: [existing text]

B: The Senate shall create an appropriate statute to enforce this amendment.
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« Reply #8 on: June 30, 2012, 06:55:28 am »
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Quote from: Amendment 49:35 by Wormyguy
A: [existing text]

B: The Senate shall create an appropriate statute to enforce this amendment.

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« Reply #9 on: July 02, 2012, 08:35:12 pm »
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Wormyguy's amendment has passed.


I am thinking maybe we should state the enforcement mechanism within the law here, rather then have to create a second statute to do that.
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« Reply #10 on: July 04, 2012, 11:33:03 pm »
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« Reply #11 on: July 06, 2012, 04:54:39 pm »
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I'd like to request at this time that we all mosey on ahead for a final vote on this bill.
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« Reply #12 on: July 07, 2012, 06:11:05 am »
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What penalties should we use to enforce this?  What do Senators find appropriate?
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« Reply #13 on: July 13, 2012, 07:21:23 am »
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What penalties should we use to enforce this?  What do Senators find appropriate?

Doesn't anyone have thoughts on this matter?
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« Reply #14 on: July 13, 2012, 10:21:17 am »
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Sorry Yankee - I'm more of a big picture sort of guy. I haven't the slightest on how we should enforce this.
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« Reply #15 on: July 14, 2012, 02:35:24 am »
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Enforce it via the Supreme Court...they seem to be itching for some action.
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« Reply #16 on: July 14, 2012, 07:44:46 am »
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Okay, thats a start.


What kind of a process do you have in mind for using the Court?
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« Reply #17 on: July 15, 2012, 03:08:39 pm »
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Okay, thats a start.


What kind of a process do you have in mind for using the Court?

A normal lawsuit by the region if they feel this law is being violated?
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« Reply #18 on: July 16, 2012, 07:48:52 am »
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Okay, thats a start.


What kind of a process do you have in mind for using the Court?

A normal lawsuit by the region if they feel this law is being violated?


What do you mean by a "normal" lawsuit? Is this some kind of injunction? Is there criminal penalties here?
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« Reply #19 on: July 17, 2012, 08:25:43 am »
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I realize discussing legal details isn't as sexy as ah well yea you get the idea. Grin


But they are kind of important.
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« Reply #20 on: July 18, 2012, 12:43:11 am »
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Just propose something goddammit. Tongue
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« Reply #21 on: July 18, 2012, 08:39:25 am »
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Just propose something goddammit. Tongue

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« Reply #22 on: July 19, 2012, 07:22:04 am »
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The Protection of Legal Regional Functions Act

A: No federal official, when engaging in an effort to enforce federal law, may prohibit, obstruct or prevent in any way shape or form the functions of a Regional Government, according to their laws, that also aren't in violation of Federal Law.

B: Failure on the part of a government official to follow the above statute can be dealth with in the following fashion:
              1. The Region targeted may sue the official in Federal Court, in accordance with the constitution, to seek an injunction against the official's actions to halt the obstruction of legal government functions.
              2. The Senate shall investigate the activities and determine whether or not further punitive actions need to be taken against the official, such as the impeachment of said official, based on the actions taken by said official and the cirumstances in which it occured.


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« Reply #23 on: July 20, 2012, 07:13:00 am »
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Talk to me, don't lie to me, just save your breath...


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« Reply #24 on: July 20, 2012, 04:04:57 pm »
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Looks fine to me.
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