Category: Congress Bills

A Bill to Reduce Civilian Ability to Construct IEDs

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Title of Legislation *
A Bill to Reduce Civilian Ability to Construct IEDs
Designation *
Super Session
Date of Congress *
3/7/20
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BE IT ENACTED BY THIS STUDENT CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED THAT:
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Section 1. The purchase of powdered sulfur shall require a Civilian Permit to Purchase Sulfur.
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Section 2. “Civilian Permit to Purchase Sulfur” shall be defined as a new permit that must be applied for and will be distributed by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.
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Section 3. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives shall be responsible for the implementation of this legislation.
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A. The application for this new permit for civilians shall require the recipient to not have committed violent crime in the past five years and to be a citizen of the United States.
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B. Companies that purchase sulfur to produce goods shall require the CEO or founder to have a Civilian Permit to Purchase Sulfur for the corporation to continue purchasing sulfur.
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C. Applications shall be reviewed and accepted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.
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Section 4. This bill shall go into effect on July 1st, 2020.
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Section 5. All laws in conflict with this legislation are hereby declared null and void.
Respectfully Submitted, Name of School *
Christ the King High School

A Bill to Create and Deploy an 8th US Navy Fleet of Inactive Warships to Deploy to the Arctic to Deter Russian Aggression

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Title of Legislation *
A Bill to Create and Deploy an 8th US Navy Fleet of Inactive Warships to Deploy to the Arctic to Deter Russian Aggression
Designation *
Secondary
Date of Congress *
March 7th, 2020
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The US will provide any necessary repairs and updates or modifications to the Oliver Hazard Perry-class of naval warships not currently on active duty and deploy those ships, once ready, to the US Military Base in the Arctic.
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The deployment of these ships will constitute the addition of a new fleet to the US Naval fleet, being the 8th. In addition to the Oliver Hazard Perry ships, funding will be allocated to build 3 aluminum-hulled Independence-class Littoral Combat Ships (LC
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Aggression is defined as any show of force or preparation for conflict initiated by foreign governments with a clear intention of threatening global stability or US interests.
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Construction will be contracted out with Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics, and Huntington Ingalls as deemed appropriate with advisory from military officials and D.O.D. contractors with a total budget of $15 billion, subject to review and open to change
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This bill shall be implemented immediately upon passage.
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All laws in conflict with today’s legislation shall be declared null and void.
Respectfully Submitted, Name of School *
Xaverian High School

A Resolution to Establish a Free Trade Agreement with India to Mitigate Economic Tensions

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Title of Legislation *
A Resolution to Establish a Free Trade Agreement with India to Mitigate Economic Tensions
Designation *
Super Session
Date of Congress *
March 7th, 2020
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Whereas, Tensions between the United States and India surrounding tariffs continue to rise due to disagreements between the two parties, including the high Indian tariffs on American goods; and
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Whereas, The likelihood of a trade war erupting between the two countries due to these tensions continues to climb as talks escalate; and
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Whereas, A trade war would pose a detriment to both the Indian and American economies; and
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Whereas, A free trade agreement with mobility on H1-B and a bilateral investment treaty would remove major irritants in the trade disputes; now, therefore be it
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Resolved, encourage the timely and efficient negotiation of a free trade agreement with India.
Respectfully Submitted, Name of School *
Xaverian

A BILL TO SUPPORT THE MEXICAN AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY TO REVITALIZE THE SECTOR

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Title of Legislation *
A BILL TO SUPPORT THE MEXICAN AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY TO REVITALIZE THE SECTOR
Designation *
Primary
Date of Congress *
March 7th, 2020
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The United States shall provide 500 million dollars in Development Aid to the nation of Mexico as well as provide Developmental Services to improve the nation’s agricultural sector.
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‘Developmental Aid’ shall be defined as direct financial assistance in the development of improved agricultural processes, purchase of agricultural technology to increase yields and subsidization of the sale of agricultural goods.
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USAID shall oversee this piece of legislation and shall work in conjunction with the Mexican agricultural ministry to identify the farms and regions of Mexico most in need of assistance. A. Funding for this legislation will be re-allocated from the State
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If passed this legislation would go into effect 7/25/2020.
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All laws in conflict with this legislation are hereby declared null and void.
Respectfully Submitted, Name of School *
Xaverian High School

A Bill Regarding The United States Postal Service

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Title of Legislation *
A Bill Regarding The United States Postal Service
Designation *
Primary
Date of Congress *
3/7/20
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Be It Enacted by this Student Congress Here Assembled that:
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Section 1: The United States Postal Service and the Postmaster General are given authorization to stop mail and package deliveries on Saturday, if it is deemed necessary for the fiscal solvency of the U.S.P.S.
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Section 2: All union contracts will be honored, without negotiation, to their full term.
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Section 3: All other legislation in conflict with this document are considered null and void.
Respectfully Submitted, Name of School *
Cathedral Preparatory School and Seminary

A Bill to Construct a U.S. Airbase in Oman to Improve Military Readiness in the Middle East

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Title of Legislation *
A Bill to Construct a U.S. Airbase in Oman to Improve Military Readiness in the Middle East
Designation *
Primary
Date of Congress *
3/7/20
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BE IT ENACTED BY THE STUDENT CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED THAT:
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Section 1: The United States shall begin the construction of a new military airbase within Oman.
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Section 2: “Military Airbase” shall be defined as a military installation dedicated to the storage, maintenance, and deployment of U.S. manned and unmanned military aircraft, as well as the upkeep of accompanying military personnel.
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Section 3: The Department of Defense shall oversee the implementation of this legislation.
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A. The military base should be constructed between the regions of Al-Sharqiyah and Al-Dhahirah.
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B. A total of $860,000,000 shall be set aside for funding the construction of this airbase over the course of ten years. After this, a report shall be made by the U.S Air Force in tandem with the base’s personnel to determine an appropriate amount of
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further yearly funding.
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Section 4: This bill is to be implemented on June 1st, 2020. Construction of the airbase should be concluded by June 1st, 2030.
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Section 5: All laws in conflict with this legislation are hereby declared null and void.
Respectfully Submitted, Name of School *
Respectfully Submitted by Christ the King High School