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Bono
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« on: November 22, 2004, 12:28:13 pm »
« edited: December 11, 2004, 11:03:29 am by Senator Bono »

1. Senators should not introduce bills to the Senate that address two or more
divorced subjects.
2. Senators should not introduce amendments to bills that would cause the bill
to address two or more divorced subjects
3. The Presiding Officer of the Senate is empowered to enforce this resolution
through the ability to reject bills, or sections thereof, and to reject
amendments, or sections thereof.
4. However, the Senate, by a two thirds vote, may overrule the Presiding Officer, if it considers his decision to be on infringment of the intention of this resolution.


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« Reply #1 on: November 25, 2004, 11:46:23 am »

New version, written under the coordination of AG Peter Bell.
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« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2004, 05:31:35 pm »

This would hamstring a senators right to amend so i'm against it.

Ammendmets by definition are within teh same matter. Unless you wanted to ammend a bill say, legalizing marijuana to illegalize crosbreading of pigs with weasels.
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« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2004, 04:57:44 am »

Debate ends today. Will the presiding officer put this to a vote?
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« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2004, 11:02:49 am »

Yea.
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« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2004, 12:16:25 pm »

JFK close this so KeystonePhil can break the tie.
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