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« on: January 16, 2005, 10:13:09 am »

Time for me to start maintaining this thread Cheesy


F.L. 5-1
Pacific Defense and Taiwanese Protection Act

Be it enacted by the Atlasian Senate here assembled that:

Section 1: The Government of Atlasia shall increase funding to Taiwan by $60 million a month.

Section 2: The Atlasian Senate will be allowed to aide Pro-Democratic and Free China Operatives in Mainland China and Taiwan.

Section 3: The Patriot Advanced Capability-3 and its associated radar and support equipment will be allowed to be shared with Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea.

Section 4 This will take effect February 1, 2005.

Passed by the Fifth Congress of the A.F.F. (January 14, 2005)
Signed into law by the Honorable President PBrunsel (January 14, 2005)



R. 3
Senate Resoultion Calling for a Constitutional Convention

1. This Senate calls upon the President to call a Constitutional Convention forthwith.

2. The Senate calls upon the Governors to send delegates to this Convention in the following numbers:
Northeast - 6
Mideast - 3
Southeast - 3
Pacific - 3
Midwest - 2

3. The Senate urges that the Convention elect a President as its Presiding Officer.

4. The Senate urges that the Constitutional Convention shall have its first meeting by the 17th January, 2005.

Passed by the Fifth Congress of the A.F.F. (January 10, 2005)

F.L. 5-2
Constitutional Amendment Act

Clause One: The Senate As per stated by the constitution of the United States Election Atlas Forum, all constitutional amendments must pass through the senate gaining a two-thirds majority. Debate and voting shall be carried out according to the Senatorial Procedure Resolution. All constitutional amendments shall be given pride of place in the allocation of debate time on the Senate floor.

Clause Two: The Public As per stated by the constitution of the United States Election Atlas Forum, all constitutional amendments must pass a public poll. The public poll shall be administered by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate and shall last for a period of one week (seven days). During this time voters must post their vote on the amendment. The amendment will require a simple majority of the public poll to successfully pass and become a part of the Constitution of the United States Election Atlas Forum.

Passed by the Fifth Congress of the A.F.F. (January 13, 2005)
Became Law without presidential signature (January 20, 2005)


F.L. 5-3
Military Division Appropriation Act
1. Upon passage of this bill, $10 billion shall be appropriated from the Treasury to the Department of Defense to be used in the creation of an additional division in the Atlasian Army.

Passed by the Fifth Congress of the A.F.F. (January 13, 2005)
Became Law without presidential signature (January 20, 2005)


F.L. 5-4
Magnetic Levitation (Mag/Lev) Research Bill

Atlasia recognizes the potential of Magnetic Levitation technology if applied to transportation. Already, competitors overseas have developed high speed transportation utilizing this technology. Atlasia can not afford to fall behind in this rapidly expanding industry. Because of this, the following steps will be taken.

1) Atlasia shall invest in funding for research for Mag-Lev trains of $100 million over the next 20 years.

2) Atlasia will then work with private corporations and contractors to construct regional Mag/Lev transportation lines in the following regions.

   a) A line will be constructed extending from Boston-New York City-Philadelphia-Baltimore-Nyman-Raleigh-Atlanta

   b) A line will be constucted extending from Buffalo-Erie-Cleveland-Toledo-Chicago-Milwaukee-Minneapolis, with spurs extending south

from Cleveland-Columbus-Cincinatti, Erie-Pittsburgh and from Toledo-Detroit.

   c) A line will be constructed extending from Seattle-Portland-San Francisco-Sacramento-Los Angeles-San Diego-Phoenix, with spurs extending from Phoenix-Grand Canyon-Las Vegas and from San Francisco-Reno/Lake Tahoe.

   d) A line will be constructed extending from New York City-Nyman-Orlando which will be used as an express, direct route to Central Florida. The use of automobile transporting train cars will be encouraged.

e) A line will be constructed in Texas. All lines will intersect in Austin, from which point there will be one line to Dallas, one line to Houston and one line to San Antonio.

3) Clause 2 shall be implemented by 2030.

4) No monies shall be appropiated from the Treasury of Atlasia for the purpose of constructing these lines.
Passed by the Fifth Congress of the A.F.F. (January 30, 2005)
Signed into law by the Honorable President PBrunsel (February 1, 2005)


F.L. 5-5
Military Division Appropriation Act
1 Federal law enforcement agencies shall not be able to seize assets without due process, where guilt of the owner of the siezed assets has been proved beyond reasonable doubts.

2 In case any future developments shall prove the inoccence of the owner of the seized assets, the seized assets shall be returned to the person owning them before the forfeiture or his heirs or, where that is not possible due to the seized assets having been disposed off, the value for which they were evaluated after the forfeiture, plus inflation adjustments, shall be paid as a form of indemnization.

3 Federal law enforcment agencies shall not take possession of any assets seized by regional, state or local law enforcment agencies, nor shall they take any action to encourage it.

4 All assets currently owned by the federal government, of which it took possession by using asset forfeiture hereby illegalized in this bill, shall be retrieved to the person owning them before the forfeiture or his heirs.

5 Federal funding for Drug Laws Enforcment and Police shall be withdrawn from Regional, State ans Local governments, unless they adopt this bill's standarts for asset forfeiture.
Passed by the Fifth Congress of the A.F.F. (February 1, 2005)
Signed into law by the Honorable President PBrunsel (February 1, 2005)


F.L. 5-6
Modifications to the Family Planning Act
It shall be the stated policy of the Forum that:
(a) funds for the United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) shall be restored to their FY 2001 level.
(b) no organization receiving federal funding for family planning services domestically or abroad shall be prohibited from mentioning the full range of reproductive options, including abortion, to their clientele on pain of federal support.
Passed by the Fifth Congress of the A.F.F. (February 1, 2005)
Signed into law by the Honorable President PBrunsel (February 1, 2005)
Note:  This bill replaces the old Family Planning Act.


R. 4
Senate Procedural Resolution

Section One-Definitions

Legislation is defined as any act, bill, amendment to a current act or bill, procedural resolution, or constitutional amendment.

Section Two

1) Clause 3 of Senate Procedural Resolution 1 shall be stricken, and replaced with the following clauses:

2) Each piece of legislation will be debated before a vote called. The debate shall proceed as long as it is necessary to discuss properly the matter in consideration.

3) If the debate has halted for longer than 24 hours, any senator shall be able to call for a vote on the legislation.

4) Debate shall proceed as long as a senator is speaking, provided intervals between different speeches are no longer than 24 hours.

5) However, after five days have passed since the opening of the debate, a motion with the concurrence of seven senators shall end the debate and the PPT shall call a vote on the legislation.
Passed by the Fifth Congress of the A.F.F. (February 6, 2005)
 
R. 5
Senate Procedural Resolution on Legislation Introduction


Section 1-Defintions

Legilslation is defined as any bill, act, amendment to a present bill or act, procedural resolution, or constitutional amendment.

Section 2

1) The PPT will establish a thread for Senators to introduce legislation. This thread shall not be posted in, unless you are introducing legislation.

2) Before introducing legislation, the sponsoring senator shall PM the legislation to the PPT. After doing so, the senator shall post it in the designated thread.

3) The PPT will give each piece of legislation debate time in the order of which it is posted in the Proposed Legislation Thread.

4) After a piece of legislation has been given debate time, the sponsoring senator shall introduce it on the senate floor.
 Passed by the Fifth Congress of the A.F.F. (February 6, 2005)

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« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2005, 08:23:59 pm »

The last two should be F.L.5-2 and F.L.5-3
you're right...thanks.  That's what not proofreading gets me.
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« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2005, 08:40:10 pm »

Continued


F.L. 5-7
Military Division Appropriation Bill
1. Upon passage of this bill, $10 billion shall be appropriated from the Treasury to the Department of Defense to be used in the creation of an additional division in the Atlasian Army.

2. $80 billion shall be appropriated as a supplement to the 2005 Defense Budget to fund ongoing operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.

3. A $2,000 a year pay increase for all active duty military personnel and a $1,000 pay increase for all reserve and National Guard personnel shall take effect in the fiscal year 2005. This measure shall cost $4 billion.
Passed by the Fifth Congress of the A.F.F. (February 6, 2005)
Signed into law by the Honorable President PBrunsel (February 8, 2005)


F.L. 5-8
Commision of the JFK Memorial
Section 1

The Senate shall appropriate $50,000,000 for the task of the construction of the memorial.
Passed by the Fifth Congress of the A.F.F. (February 16, 2005)
Signed into law by the Honorable President PBrunsel (February 16, 2005)

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« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2005, 12:06:54 am »



F.L. 3-6
Family Planning Amendments Act of 2004

It shall be the stated policy of the Forum that:
(a) funds for the United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) shall be restored to their FY 2001 level.
(b) no organization receiving federal funding for family planning services domestically or abroad shall be prohibited from mentioning the full range of reproductive options, including abortion, to their clientele on pain of federal support.
(c) no funds shall be made available through the CHIP program for the care of zygotes, blastocysts, embryos, or fetuses as described by regulation as an "unborn child".
(d) no law shall be construed to punish someone for an attack on a pregnant woman in such a way as to treat the act against the zygote, blastocyst, embryo, or fetus as a separate offense.


Passed by the Third Congress of the A.F.F. (September 25, 2004)
Presented to the President on October 16, 2004
Entered into law after 7 days with no executive action.


Pardon me for intruding on this thread but could you please update this one, Harry? The removal of sections (c) and (d) was passed and signed into law.
Sorry; I can't edit someone else's post
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« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2005, 05:05:44 pm »

Pardon me for intruding on this thread but could you please update this one, Harry? The removal of sections (c) and (d) was passed and signed into law.
Sorry; I can't edit someone else's post
So will my bill then appear as an entirely new Statute?
It's there.  5-6
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