Category: Congress Bills

A Resolution to Increase Our Trade Relations with India

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Title of Legislation *
A Resolution to Increase Our Trade Relations with India
Designation *
Super Session
Date of Congress*
2/1/20
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BE IT ENACTED BY THE CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED THAT:
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Section 1: The United States shall inquire for the establishment of a free trade agreement with India, along with an increase in diplomatic relations.
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Section 2: Trade will include but not be limited to commerce or aid, diplomatic relations will include bilateral co-operations and intelligence sharing.
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Section 3: The Department of Defense and Commerce will be responsible for handling respective parts of the legislation.
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Section 4: This legislation will go into effect FY 2022.
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Section 5: All laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.
Respectfully Submitted, Name of School *
The Mary Louis Academy

A Resolution to Increase Safety in Eastern Europe by Recommending Ukraine to Be Admitted to NATO

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Title of Legislation *
A Resolution to Increase Safety in Eastern Europe by Recommending Ukraine to Be Admitted to NATO
Designation *
Primary
Date of Congress*
1-23-21
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WHEREAS, Russia has become increasingly aggressive in Eastern Europe, annexing Crimea and funding insurgents in Ukraine; and
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WHEREAS, Ukraine is a key ally of the United States and the West and a fledgling democracy; and
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WHEREAS, Ukrainian and Eastern European democracies are being threatened by an increasingly expansionist Russia;
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WHEREAS, Ukrainian democracy and security are essential to U.S. security interests; now, therefore, be it
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RESOLVED, That the Student Congress here assembled shall make the recommendation that Ukraine is admitted to NATO to uphold democracy and international security.
Respectfully Submitted, Name of School *
The Mary Louis Academy

A Resolution to Refocus US Attention Surrounding NTD Programmes to Offer an Opportunity to Reinforce COVID-19 Responses

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A Resolution to Refocus US Attention Surrounding NTD Programmes to Offer an Opportunity to Reinforce COVID-19 Responses
Designation *
Super Session
Date of Congress*
1/23/2021
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WHEREAS, With the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic showing no signs of abating, resuming neglected tropical disease (NTD) activities is vital; and
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WHEREAS, Reassessment of country situations will be an ongoing process as COVID-19 continues to have an impact on Africa. The virus is now endemic, and governments will need to adapt and balance public health priorities with social, political, and economi
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WHEREAS, NTDs have low mortality but high morbidity rates. More than a billion people – one-sixth of the world’s population – are infected with one or more NTDs, and an additional two billion are at risk; and
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WHEREAS, The health impact of NTDs negatively affects economic development, hampers educational achievement and cognitive development, and reduces agricultural productivity and food security; and
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WHEREAS, Failure to resume activities will not only enhance the risk of NTD transmission, but will fail to leverage behavior change messaging on the importance of hand and face washing and improved sanitation—a common strategy for several NTDs that also r
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RESOLVED, That the Congress here assembled encourages further coordination between the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and USAID programs regarding funding needs, and enforcement for NTD Programmes.
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FURTHER RESOLVED, The two organizations will work alongside each other, and utilize NGOs to successfully deliver medical aid and support in enforcement.
Respectfully Submitted, Name of School *
Xaverian High School

A Bill to Ban Predictive Policing

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Title of Legislation *
A Bill to Ban Predictive Policing
Designation *
Primary
Date of Congress*
1/23/2021
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BE IT ENACTED BY THE CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED THAT:
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SECTION 1. Congress shall ensure that the practice of “predictive policing” is no longer used in federal, state, or local police departments.
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SECTION 2. “Predictive Policing” shall be defined as the application of analytical techniques—particularly quantitative techniques—to identify likely targets for police intervention and prevent crime or solve past crimes by making statistical predictions.
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SECTION 3A. The FBI, Department of Justice, and local police forces will cooperate on the enforcement of this legislation. The FBI will report back to the Department of Justice when local or state police continue or stop practicing predictive policing.
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SECTION 3B. If federal, state, or local police departments are found to be practicing “predictive policing”, they will receive a 30% cut to their city budget.
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SECTION 3C. Funds will be re-allocated once they have observed correct procedures for 6 months.
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SECTION 4. This legislation will go into effect 90 days after passage.
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SECTION 5. All laws in conflict with this legislation are hereby declared null and void.
Respectfully Submitted, Name of School *
Xaverian High School