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« Reply #75 on: March 14, 2018, 07:59:10 pm »

Thank you, Madam President. While of course I would favor a somewhat different course of approach, this is a proactive, positive step in the right direction and I welcome it wholeheartedly.
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« Reply #76 on: March 14, 2018, 08:06:38 pm »

Glad to see we're offering support to our Allies and helping to protect a young Democracy.
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« Reply #77 on: March 14, 2018, 08:08:43 pm »

This action is a step in the right direction. Thank you, Madam President!
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« Reply #78 on: March 16, 2018, 05:33:11 pm »

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An Act of Congress
To establish funds for a mission to explore Enceladus and other purposes.

Be it enacted in Both Houses of Congress Assembled,

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Enceladus Mission Probe Funding:

1. This act shall appropriate a total 6 billion dollars over the course of 10 years to fund a mission to Saturn's moon, Enceladus. This funding shall be derived from redirection $600 million dollars of the current $17.24 Billion appropriated for space flight, research and related activities in the FY 2016 budget.
2. This Act is going to give four billion dollars in order to fund a spacecraft needed to travel the distance and send back reliable information back. It will "sniff" the plumes and see what comes out of them, to potentially detect life.
3. One billion dollars of this funding shall be used for the creation of a cheap, efficient drill, that can drill into the moon's surface.
4. Another one billion dollars shall be used to carry a small submersible drone device that will go under the ocean of Enceladus and send back images and video back to Earth for scientists to study.
5. Those organisms as may be discovered in the course of this mission, shall be considered threatened species; and the contribution towards extinction, torture, enslavement, or otherwise inhumane treatment of the same shall be punishable under the Endangered Species Act of 1973.

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Passed 6-0 in the Atlasian Senate Assembled,


Atlasian People's House of Representatives
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« Reply #79 on: March 20, 2018, 12:58:28 am »

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An Act of Congress
To encourage public health and lower healthcare costs for all

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Health Through Prevention Act

Section One: Healthy Habits

1. Encourages workplace fitness programs for businesses to provide fitness breaks for workers and promote healthy habits through a promotional campaign whose materials will be disseminated to participating businesses

2. Begins a promotional campaign about prevention and early detection of melanoma, glaucoma, diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease

3. Allocates $10,000,000 in funding for this year to subsidize regional vaccination program costs for influenza, pneumonia, and whooping cough, making this amount renewable upon Department approval yearly

4. Section One will be carried out by the Atlasia Department of Health

Section Two: Saving Lives, Saving Money

1. Calls the "Consortium for Health Savings" to meet yearly in Nyman and present its findings to Congress

2. This consortium shall be tasked with auditing AtlasCare each year and recommending cost-savings measures and improvements to Atlasia's healthcare system

3. The consortium will be selected in composition by the Department of Health and shall consist of leading medical researchers, AtlasCare administrators, hospital CEOs, government accountants, patient advocacy groups, and groups representing those suffering from various common diseases

4. Recommendations shall be reviewed and implemented if deemed adequate each year by Congress and AtlasCare administrators working in collaboration

Section Three: Lowering Drug Prices

1. Raises research and development subsidies for approved medical/drug research by 2%

2. Lowers the number of years before generic drugs can be developed from 25 to 15

3. If a drug company is charging more than 4 times the global average price charged for a drug, they will lose their non-generic patent protections within 2 years unless they lower the cost

4. This section will be implemented by the Atlasia Department of Health, with a yearly Congressional review of findings for the first 5 years of implementation to monitor effects of the policy changes.

Section Four: Funding

1. Funding for Section 1 measures of this act will come from savings from AtlasCare's audit and recommendation implementation

2. Funding for Section 3 measures will come from an increase in the cigarette and alcohol taxes proportional to the amount needed for implementation of Section 3, and then also from savings each year in AtlasCare costs as per recommended measures


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« Reply #80 on: March 20, 2018, 01:58:33 am »

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An Act of Congress
To reduce healthcare costs throughout the Republic of Atlasia


Be it enacted by the Congress of the Republic of Atlasia assembled

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SECTION 1. TITLE

This legislation may be cited as the Cheaper Medicine Helps The Poors Act.

SECTION 2. ANTI-KICKBACK RULE FOR PRESCRIPTION DRUGS

1.) Drug companies shall be prohibited from paying cash bonuses to doctors who agree to prescribe their name-brand drugs.

SECTION 3. OVER-THE-COUNTER MEDICAL DEVICES

1.) The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) shall categorize hearing aids as over-the-counter medical devices.  The regulations for over-the-counter hearing aids must: (1) provide reasonable assurances of safety and efficacy; (2) establish output limits and labeling requirements; and (3) describe requirements for the sale of hearing aids in-person, by mail, or online, without a prescription.

2.) The FDA must update and finalize its draft guidance on hearing products. The guidance must clarify which products are medical devices.

3.) The FDA shall categorize asthma inhalers as over-the-counter medical devices.  The regulations for over-the-counter inhalers must: (1) provide reasonable assurances of safety and efficacy; (2) establish dosage limits and labeling requirements; and (3) describe requirements for the sale of inhalers in-person, by mail, or online, without a prescription.

4.) The FDA shall categorize contact lenses as over-the-counter medical devices.  The regulations for over-the-counter contact lenses must: (1) provide reasonable assurances of safety and efficacy; (2) establish uniform strength and labeling requirements; and (3) describe requirements for the sale of contact lenses in-person, by mail, or online, without a prescription.

5.) The FDA shall categorize dentures as over-the-counter medical devices.  The regulations for over-the-counter dentures must : (1) provide reasonable assurances of safety and efficacy; (2) establish uniform integrity and labeling requirements; and (3) describe requirements for the sale of dentures in-person, by mail, or online, without a prescription. 18 U.S.C. 1821,  criminalizing the transportation of dentures across State lines without a license is hereby repealed.

6.) The FDA shall categorize pre-filled auto-injection devices as over-the-counter medical devices.  The regulations for over-the-counter pre-filled auto-injection devices must: (1) provide reasonable assurances of safety and efficacy; (2) establish design limits, use and disposal instructions, and labeling requirements; and (3) describe requirements for the sale of pre-filled auto-injection devices in-person, by mail, or online, without a prescription.

SECTION 4. OVER-THE-COUNTER MEDICINES

1.) The FDA shall categorize the following controlled substances as over-the-counter drugs available without a prescription:

A) Oral contraceptives

B) Insulin

C) Albuterol and Clenbuterol

D) Penicillin, amoxicillin, minocycline, ciprofolxacin, cephalexin, clindamycin, erythromycin, clarithromycin, andazithromycin, andofloxacin, tetracycline, doxycycline, gentamicin, and tobramycin.

E) Epinephrine or adrenaline

F) Nitroglycerin

G) Aluminum chloride antiperspirants

SECTION 5. BEHIND-THE-COUNTER MEDICINES

1.) The FDA shall categorize the following controlled substances as behind-the-counter drugs available without a prescription but subject to monthly purchase limits and electronic record-keeping requirements:

A) Amphetamine salts

B) cough syrups containing codeine

SECTION 6. TELEMEDICINE INCENTIVES

1.) Phone and internet consultation services for the purpose of providing health services shall be added to the list of mandatory coverage under Sec. 2(B) of the Reforming and Regionalizing Public Healthcare Act of 2017.

2.) A medical provider licensed in any State in Atlasia to dispense drug or medical device prescriptions to patients shall be permitted to renew prescriptions for patients who suffer from a chronic illness without need for an in-person consultation, unless 5 years have passed since the previous in-person consultation.

SECTION 7. ATLASCARE TECHNICAL CORRECTION

1.) Part 1, Sec. 2, Cl. 2(b) of the Reforming and Regionalizing Public Healthcare Act of 2017 shall be amended by clarifying that healthcare related expenses also include the out-of-pocket costs of over-the-counter medicines.

SECTION 8. FDA AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE

1.) Any drug manufacturer sued in a Federal Court for product defects liability shall have the affirmative defense that the drug complied with all required FDA testing requirements, was deemed safe by the agency prior to marketing, and there were no material misstatements issued or material facts concealed, by the manufacturer during the approval process.

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Be it resolved X Vice President PiT

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« Reply #81 on: March 20, 2018, 09:55:21 am »

Praise Jesus! Adderall without a prescription!
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« Reply #82 on: March 20, 2018, 11:20:14 am »

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« Reply #83 on: March 30, 2018, 10:10:36 pm »


In compliance with the 1995 Jerusalem Embassy Act, and as the President of the Republic of Atlasia, I hereby officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. I will also be directing the State Department to begin preparation to move the Atlasian embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

This is a move that has been long overdue. Israel is a sovereign nation with the right to choose it's capital. Jerusalem is the seat of the modern Israeli government. It is the location of the official residence of the Prime Minister and the President. It is the home of the Israeli parliament, the Knesset, and the Israeli supreme court. It is the headquarters of many government ministries, and for decades, visiting world leaders have met their Israeli counterparts in Jerusalem.

While this announcement may likely result in some degree of disagreement, I know that this is the right thing to do, and the best option in working towards peace in the region, and we are willing to aid in any way possible to ensure that will be the outcome of this decision.

Thank you all, and Dave bless.
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« Reply #84 on: March 30, 2018, 10:14:50 pm »

Glorious News!

Finally we're recognizing Jerusalem for what it is, the Capital of Israel.  I applaud the President and The State Department for this decision, and support it wholeheartedly!
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« Reply #85 on: March 30, 2018, 10:20:59 pm »

Glorious News!

Finally we're recognizing Jerusalem for what it is, the Capital of Israel.  I applaud the President and The State Department for this decision, and support it wholeheartedly!
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« Reply #86 on: March 30, 2018, 10:43:12 pm »

Very disappointed in the president. She should've thought this out more.
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« Reply #87 on: March 30, 2018, 10:46:38 pm »

Very disappointed in the president. She should've thought this out more.

Have to agree, this is an unnecessary and destabilizing move and a mistake.
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« Reply #88 on: March 30, 2018, 10:48:05 pm »

Very disappointed in the president. She should've thought this out more.

Have to agree, this is an unnecessary and destabilizing move and a mistake.
It is especially disturbing from the "non-interventionists party" lol
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« Reply #89 on: March 30, 2018, 10:51:48 pm »

Madam President, a question.

I don't disagree with this move, necessarily, but... why now? How has the situation changed since you first took office to prompt you to make this change?
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« Reply #90 on: March 30, 2018, 11:31:54 pm »

Madam President, a question.

I don't disagree with this move, necessarily, but... why now? How has the situation changed since you first took office to prompt you to make this change?

Short and simple version, this is acting in compliance with an already existing law, and simply recognizing facts.

Longer explanation, I've taken pro-Israel stances in game previously, and after discussions with Secretary of State Reactionary on our foreign policy goals, we came to the agreement that this was simply the right thing to do when we were figuring out whether or not the RL version of this move applied in game. One big example of said stances is when I wrote, introduced, sponsored, and later signed into law the Avoidance of Conflicts of Interest Act. This was based on a regional anti-BDS bill written by Classic Conservative that I had helped kill in the Southern Chamber of Delegates at the time because I felt it was better suited at the federal level. We also felt that the timing of this at the start of Passover would be a great time to make such a move and show support for our allies in game.
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« Reply #91 on: April 07, 2018, 02:13:58 pm »

Madam President, it's been a week since China invaded Korea and no statement has been forthcoming from the Administration. When will the nation be addressed, or even updated?
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« Reply #92 on: April 07, 2018, 02:44:15 pm »

Madam President, it's been a week since China invaded Korea and no statement has been forthcoming from the Administration. When will the nation be addressed, or even updated?

I am planning to make an announcement regarding the situation in Korea, and expect to have that up no later than midnight EST tonight.
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« Reply #93 on: April 08, 2018, 12:06:13 am »



My fellow Atlasians,

Many of you have expressed concerns about most recent news coming from the Korean Civil War, and have been questioning what role Atlasia will play in the conflict. Up until this point we have attempted to limit our involvement as much as possible, but as the war has gone on, it has now reached a point where we can no longer sit back and watch what is happening.

Earlier today, I reached out to our allies in South Korea, Japan, and the People's Republic of Korea to offer our support in advising and assisting with offensive missions in North Korea. This decision is not something that was taken lightly, and while negotiations are still in the works with our allies, it is our hope that this new level of involvement can bring this conflict to a swift end, and that we can soon begin focusing on rebuilding, healing, and stabilizing of the region.

Thank you all for tuning in tonight, and Dave bless.
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« Reply #94 on: April 09, 2018, 06:43:47 pm »

Thank you, Madame President, for making the right choice. You have my full support on this matter.
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« Reply #95 on: April 10, 2018, 09:29:33 pm »

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Thibodaux 1887 Memorial Act

1.) A National Memorial is hereby commissioned by the Federal Government to the approximately 60 lives lost during the 1887 Massacre in Thibodaux, Louisiana.

2.) $750,000 in federal funding is put aside in the parks and recreation budget to pay for the memorial, with matching funds from private donations and sources.

3.) $100,000 in federal funding is put aside in the general science research budget to the 1887 Memorial Committee for an archaeological survey to learn more about the victims of the 1887 Massacre.

4.) The Reconstruction Remembrance Fund is hereby set up in the department of interior to remember and honor the history of Post-Civil War civil rights leaders during the Reconstruction era. This money is taken out of Native American culture funds existing.
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« Reply #96 on: April 11, 2018, 01:17:39 am »

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« Reply #97 on: April 15, 2018, 01:02:45 am »

There were a couple mistakes in the bill that need to be fixed (doesn't actually change the purpose of the bill or anything, just minor details here and there). I haven't had a chance to get on that yet, but I will be submitting a redraft hopefully tomorrow but at latest Tuesday with the necessary edits.

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Care for Veterans Act

1) Definitions

a) The term ‘covered mental and behavioral health care’ means the same types of medical services given to individuals with service-connected mental or behavioral health conditions.

b) The term ‘covered offense’ means an offense for which an individual is discharged or separated from the active military, naval, or air service under conditions other than honorable but not a dishonorable discharge.

c) The term ‘qualified mental health care provider’ means a licensed or certified health care provider whose scope of practice includes diagnosing mental or behavioral health conditions and includes physicians, psychologists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, physician assistants, clinical social workers, and licensed professional counselors.

2) Honoring the service of all those people who have the courage to serve their country and recognizing the seriousness of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injuries, and Military Sexual Trauma on decision making processes, Congress hereby directs the department of veterans' affairs under the umbrella of the Secretary of State to grant mental and behavioral health care for certain individuals discharged or released from the active military, naval, or air service under conditions other than honorable. This health care shall be offered through the AtlasCare program with all premiums and other expenses covered by the Department of State through the Veterans Benefits Office.

3) For the purposes of this act, an eligible individual is either of the following:

a)  An individual who served in the active military, naval, or air service for a period of more than 180 days and was deployed in a theater of combat operations or hostile environment for a period of more than 30 days; was discharged or released from service by reason of committing a covered offense; and was diagnosed by a qualified mental health care provider with a mental or behavioral health condition before committing the covered offense.

b) An individual who served in the active military, naval, or air service for a period of more than 180 days and was deployed in a theater of combat operations or hostile environment for a period of more than 30 days; was discharged or released from service by reason of committing a covered offense; is diagnosed with a mental or behavioral health condition after committing such covered offense but before the expiration of the five-year period beginning on the later of—the date of the enactment of the Care for Veterans Act; or the date on which the individual is discharged or released from service; submits to the Secretary a certification from a qualified mental health care provider that the provider believes the condition may have led the individual to commit the offense; and is determined by the Secretary to have had a mental or behavioral health condition at the time the individual committed the covered offense that contributed to the commission of the offense.
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« Reply #98 on: April 16, 2018, 12:06:23 am »

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SECTION 1: TITLE
This Act may be cited as the “Save the Bees Act”.

SECTION 2: FINDINGS
1. Pollination services are a vital part of agricultural production, valued at over $125 billion globally. Pollinators provide for an annual amount of $24 billion to the economy of Atlasia, and honey bees account for $15 billion of such amount. Similarly, pollination services of native pollinators, such as bumblebees, squash bees, and mason bees, contribute over $3 billion to the Atlasian agricultural economy and are estimated to contribute between $937 million and $2.5 billion to the economy of California alone.
2. One-third of food produced in Atlasia—including nearly 100 varieties of fruits and vegetables such as almonds, avocados, cranberries, and apples—depends on pollination by bees.
3. Over the past several years, documented incidents of colony collapse disorder and other forms of excess bee mortality have been at a record high, with some beekeepers repeatedly losing 100 percent of their operations.
4. Native pollinators, such as bumble bees, have also suffered alarming population declines. There are currently more than 40 pollinator species federally-listed as threatened or endangered, and most recently, the iconic monarch butterfly has declined by 90 percent.
5. Scientists have linked the use of a certain class of systemic insecticides, known as neonicotinoids, to the rapid decline of pollinators and to the deterioration of pollinator health.
6. Neonicotinoids cause sublethal effects, including impaired foraging and feeding behavior, disorientation, weakened immunity, delayed larval development, and increased susceptibility to viruses, diseases, and parasites. Numerous reports also document acute, lethal effects from the application of neonicotinoids.
7. Conclusions from a recent global review of the impacts of systemic pesticides, primarily neonicotinoids, warn that they are causing significant damage to a wide range of beneficial invertebrate species, are a key factor in the decline of bees, and pose a global threat to biodiversity and ecosystem services. Another recent global review documented high levels of freshwater contamination.
8. Science has demonstrated that a single corn kernel coated with a neonicotinoid is toxic enough to kill a songbird. Peer-reviewed research from the Netherlands has shown that the most severe bird population declines occurred in those areas where neonicotinoid pollution was highest. Starlings, tree sparrows, and swallows were among the most affected.
9. Since 2013, the European Union, Eugene, Oregon, Thurston County, Spokane and Seattle, Washington, and Skagway, Alaska have been prompted to suspend, or voted to ban the use of neonicotinoids on agricultural crops and city property.

SECTION 3: REGULATORY RESPONSE
1. Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Department of Internal Affairs shall suspend the registration of imidacloprid, clothianidin, thiamethoxam, dinotafuran, and any other members of the nitro group of neonicotinoid insecticides to the extent such insecticide is registered, conditionally or otherwise, under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (7 U.S.C. 136 et seq.) for use in seed treatment, soil application, or foliar treatment on bee-attractive plants, trees, and cereals until the Administrator has made a determination that such insecticide will not cause unreasonable adverse effects on pollinators based on—
 (a) an evaluation of the published and peer-reviewed scientific evidence on whether the use or uses of such neonicotinoids cause unreasonable adverse effects on pollinators, including native bees, honey bees, birds, bats, and other species of beneficial insects; and
 (b) a completed field study that evaluates residues, including residue buildup after repeated annual application, chronic low-dose exposure, cumulative effects of multiple chemical exposures, and any other protocol determined to be necessary by the Department of Internal Affairs to protect managed and native pollinators.

2. The Secretary of the Internal Affairs, shall, for purposes of protecting and ensuring the long-term viability of native bees and other pollinators of agricultural crops, horticultural plants, wild plants, and other plants—
 (a) regularly monitor the health and population status of native bees, including the status of native bees in agricultural and nonagricultural habitats and areas of ornamental plants, residential areas, and landscaped areas;
 (b) identify the scope and likely causes of unusual native bee mortality; and
 (c) beginning not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act and each year thereafter, make available to the public, a report on such health and population status.
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She wouldn't have killed herself. She's tough and gritty, remember? Seriously man, if an offhand joke like that would drive anyone, your friend or otherwise, to Suicide, so would literally the next rainy day, missing a traffic light, getting cut off in traffic, or their favorite restaurant not serving breakfast all day.
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An Act of Congress
To build a museum recognizing Native Atlasian culture and history

Be it enacted in Both Houses of Congress Assembled,

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An Act to Preserve and Cherish Native Atlasian Culture

Section 1: Preserving Native Atlasian History
1. $10 million shall be allocated annually to the Native Atlasian Cultural Center and Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
2. This funding shall be used by the museum in order to complete construction, maintain the facility, acquire artifacts or items for exhibits, provide educational opportunities at the museum, and/or to facilitate trips to the museum from members of federally recognized Native Atlasian, Native Hawaiian, or Alaska Native tribes.
3. In order to pay for this proposal, a $15 admission fee should be levied for admission to the museum.
4. The Department of Internal Affairs, shall negotiate agreements with the various Native Atlasian Tribes to help cover the remainder of the cost in exchange for larger or more complex exhibits devoted to said tribe's history and culture.
5. If after all such negotiations there is still a revenue shortfall, the Department shall accept donations from institutions of learning and the general public. Any amounts received over and above that which is necessary will go towards the educational opportunities and trips mentioned in clause 2.

Section 2: Rehabilitating Native Atlasian Languages
1. Recognizing the importance of languages for the preservation of Native Atlasian culture and history, and the importance of language to the identity and self worth of Native Atlasian, the Atlasian government shall make three-year educational grants available to eligible Native Atlasian language nests and Native Atlasian language schools, from an annual allocation of $5 million to be administered by the office of SoIA. Languages from all federally recognized Native Atlasian, Native Hawaiian, or Alaska Native tribes are eligible for these grants.
2. An eligible language nest shall meet the following criteria:
    a. Provide instruction and child care through the use of a Native Atlasian language for at least 10 children under the age of seven for an average of at least 500 hours per year per student.
    b. Provide classes in the language for the parents of such students.
    c. Use the language as the dominant medium of instruction in the nest.
3. An eligible Native Atlasian language school shall meet the following criteria:
    a. Provide an average of at least 500 hours of instruction per year per student through the use of at least one Native Atlasian language for at least 15 students for whom the school is their principal school.
    b. Develop instructional courses and materials that service the goal of making all students fluent in such language(s) and proficient in mathematics, reading, science and history.
    c. Fund training opportunities for teachers of the language(s).
    d. Offer activities that promote Native Atlasian language education and development.
    e. Integrate Native Atlasian language instruction through technology such as social media.
    f. Schools may be public, private, tribal, or nonprofit organization, so long as they demonstrate a plan to develop and maintain, or to improve and expand, programs that support teaching Native Atlasian languages.
    g. Be located in areas having high concentrations of Native Atlasian students.
4. Grant applications shall include the name of the Native Atlasian language, demonstrated capacity of the nest or school to teach the language or languages in question, and a certification from a Federally recognized tribe, or a letter from any Native Atlasian entity, on whose land the nest or school is located, or which is served by such nest or school, indicating that the nest or school has the capacity to provide education primarily through a Native Atlasian language and that there are sufficient speakers of such Native Atlasian language(s) at the nest or school or available to be hired by the nest or school.
5. Professional linguists may also apply for grants for research and teaching projects with the purpose of preserving or studying Native Atlasian languages, so long as they demonstrate the efficacy of their research toward the pursuit of Native Atlasian language preservation.

Section 3: Facilitating the Restoration of Sacred Objects to Native Atlasian Tribes
1. Individuals are eligible to receive a tax deduction for 100 percent of the fair market value of a Sacred Object furnished to an Native Atlasian tribe.
2. Individuals may receive compensation from the tribe in an amount equal to the fair market value of the Sacred Object minus the value of the federal tax deduction.
3. Compensation received by individuals from the tribe shall not qualify as “income” for tax purposes.

Section 4: Respecting Native Atlasian Religious and Spiritual Traditions
1. Native Atlasian religions shall be federally recognized for the purpose of any federal laws concerning the protection or accommodation of Atlasian religious or spiritual traditions.

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As Amended:
Atlasian People's House of Representatives
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She wouldn't have killed herself. She's tough and gritty, remember? Seriously man, if an offhand joke like that would drive anyone, your friend or otherwise, to Suicide, so would literally the next rainy day, missing a traffic light, getting cut off in traffic, or their favorite restaurant not serving breakfast all day.
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