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Amendment 37: Emergency Powers Revival Act, Ver. 2

Offline Tigslarlowducken

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on: April 13, 2021, 10:47:19 am
Amendment 37: Emergency Powers Revival Act, Ver. 2
Purpose: To improve emergency powers such that they become more useful
Authors: Tigslarlowducken, Sir Salibaic

Existing Article:
Article A: Citizenship

1. All individuals in the Union are citizens.
2. Citizenship shall entitle individuals to the rights outlined in Article B.
3. Citizenship may only be removed by the Court as a punishment following a criminal trial. Rights of Citizenship may be removed by the Court for the same reason, but only temporarily.
4. Citizenship shall only remain valid as long as the citizen's nation remains in the Union.
5. Citizens residing in the region a representative represents may vote to remove them from office. They shall do so by holding a democratic vote, overseen by the Speaker, in which a simple majority of votes in favor of the removal, within 3 days, is required to remove the Representative. To vote, a citizen must have resided in that region prior to the vote being held.
6. Citizens shall hold the power to force a vote in the House of Representatives on any proposed House Law or Constitutional Amendment. At least five citizens must sign a motion putting forward such a proposal, after which the House shall be obliged to hold a vote on the legislation within one week.

New Article
Article A: Citizenship

1. All individuals in the Union are citizens.
2. Citizenship shall entitle individuals to the rights outlined in Article B.
3. Citizenship may only be removed by the Court as a punishment following a criminal trial. Rights of Citizenship may be removed by the Court for the same reason, but only temporarily.
4. Citizenship shall only remain valid as long as the citizen's nation remains in the Union.
5. Citizens residing in the region a representative represents may vote to remove them from office. They shall do so by holding a democratic vote, overseen by the Speaker, in which a simple majority of votes in favor of the removal, within 3 days, is required to remove the Representative. To vote, a citizen must have resided in that region prior to the vote being held.
6. Citizens shall hold the power to force a vote in the House of Representatives on any proposed House Law or Constitutional Amendment. At least five citizens must sign a motion putting forward such a proposal, after which the House shall be obliged to hold a vote on the legislation within one week.
6.1. Citizens shall also hold the power to force a vote on whether to suspend or maintain an emergency declaration. At least five citizens must sign a motion putting forward such a proposal, after which a vote will be opened to the public within 48 hours. The vote will last 24 hours, with a simple majority required to suspend.

Existing Article:
Article L: Emergency Powers

1. The Prime Minister may declare a State of Emergency with a simple majority vote from the House. This declaration, once passed, shall remain valid for 1 term unless cancelled by the Prime Minister or is overturned by a 2/3 majority vote from the House.
2. The Prime Minister shall also have the power to temporarily suspend cabinet positions and leave them vacant during the declaration.

New Article:
Article L: Emergency Powers

1. The Prime Minister or Founder may declare a State of Emergency with a simple majority vote from the House. This declaration, once passed, shall remain valid for 1 term month unless it is:
1.1. Cancelled by the Prime Minister,or
1.2. Overturned by a majority vote of the House, or
1.3. Declared an invalid emergency by a majority vote of the High Court
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2. The Prime Minister shall also have the power to temporarily suspend cabinet positions and leave them vacant during the declaration.
2. During the declaration, the following shall occur:
2.1. The Prime Minister shall have the authority to temporarily suspend cabinet positions and leave them vacant during the declaration.
2.2. State courts may be suspended by the Prime Minister or Founder.
2.3. The Prime Minister or Founder may suspend elections, provided that this period does not cumulatively exceed two weeks for the entirety of the Prime Minister's term. When an election suspension ceases, it will automatically trigger an emergency election, after which the electoral schedule will return to normal.
« Last Edit: August 03, 2021, 03:09:08 pm by Renegalle »
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Reply #1 on: June 05, 2021, 03:05:56 am
This amendment has passed the House of Representatives. The vote where as follows:

AYE:
Tigslarlowducken
Krovx
Make America Italian Again
South Krimelski
Lashnakia

NAY:
Empire of Elysium
Salibaic
Suter