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Constitutional Amendments / Re: Amendment X: Article K Revision
« Last post by Empire of Elysium on August 03, 2021, 03:08:56 pm »
This amendment has passed the house with 8 Representatives voting in favor and 1 voting against (Krovx)
With 3 votes in favor and 2 against this amendment fails to meet the 66% threshold.
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Citizen Proposals / Amendment X: The Executive Overhaul Act
« Last post by Renegalle on August 03, 2021, 03:03:31 pm »
Amendment X: The Executive Overhaul Act

Purpose: An Act to give the Prime Minister discretion in Cabinet appointments, solidify certain powers, and provide basic organization for the Executive.

Author(s): Renegalle

Existing Article, Article C: The Cabinet

1. The Founder of Force shall be the Union's head of state and the Prime Minister of Force shall be the Union's head of government.
1.1. The Founder shall be responsible for maintaining stability, overseeing the Cabinet, and stepping in to lead the Cabinet should the need arise.
1.2. The Prime Minister shall be responsible for actively leading the Union and Cabinet.
2. The Prime Minister shall appoint the Cabinet and have the power to remove any of its members, except for the Founder. They shall be responsible for, at minimum, appointing ministers charged with foreign affairs, internal affairs, media and culture, and roleplay.
2.1. A minister shall be responsible for maintaining existing diplomatic relationships and forging new ones, overseeing the signing of treaties, and ensuring The Force Flyer is distributed to all of them.
2.2. A minister shall be responsible for overseeing domestic matters, including Union recruitment, ensuring new members of the Union understand how the government works and all opportunities available to them, as well as producing any official publications and documents.
2.3. A minister shall be responsible for publishing The Force Flyer on a monthly basis, creating and running events for citizens of the Union to participate in, recording the history of the Union, and continuing old and forging new traditions.
2.4. A minister shall be responsible for managing the Union roleplay.
2.5. All members of the Cabinet may appoint deputies to assist them in their duties. If any deputy is delegated power or responsibilities through the administration of a formal oath affirming this, they shall be considered a government official.
3. Any military or intelligence forces within the Union shall be considered under the supreme command and authority of the Founder and Prime Minister.
4. The Prime Minister can nominate a Deputy Prime Minister to help oversee the ministries. The House of Representatives shall be presented with that nominee and must hold a vote lasting three days, until all House Representatives have voted, or until a majority of House members have approved or rejected the nominee. If the nominee is rejected, the Prime Minister may present a new nominee and restart the process.
4.1. The Prime Minister can dismiss the Deputy Prime Minister at any time for any reason.
4.2. The Prime Minister is held accountable for the Deputy Prime Minister's actions, and thus the Deputy Prime Minister is expected to be as professional as the Prime Minister.
5. The Prime Minister shall not have the authority to appoint a non-citizen to a cabinet position or otherwise.

New Article, Article C: The Executive

1. The Founder shall be the Unionís head of state. They shall be responsible for ensuring the unity and stability of the Union and advising and overseeing the Cabinet. The Founder may also be referred to as Emperor of the Union of Force or simply as Emperor.
2. The Prime Minister shall be the Unionís head of government. They shall be responsible for actively leading the Union and Cabinet and ensuring the proper functioning of government. They shall hold the sole power to create and dissolve ministries and other executive departments, appoint and dismiss ministers, other members of the Cabinet, and executive officials, except for the Founder, pardon or reduce the sentences of individuals convicted of legal offenses, and sign or revoke treaties between the Union and other sovereign governments.
2.1. The creation or dissolution of a ministry must be approved by the House of Representatives with a simple majority, after a three day voting period, once all representatives have voted, or once a majority of House members have voted in favor or against.
2.2. Pardons and reductions of sentences shall cancel or shorten a criminal sentence. The Prime Minister may not pardon themselves, their friends, or their associates in government. A combined total of two pardons or reductions in sentences may be issued each elected term.

2.3. The Prime Minister may nominate a Deputy Prime Minister to help oversee the ministries. The House of Representatives shall be presented with that nominee and must hold a vote lasting three days, until all House Representatives have voted, or until a majority of House members have approved or rejected the nominee. If the nominee is rejected, the Prime Minister may present a new nominee and restart the process.
2.3.1. The Prime Minister may dismiss the Deputy Prime Minister at any time for any reason.
3. The Executive shall consist of the Cabinet and its associated ministries, and any other executive departments.
3.1. The Cabinet shall hold regular meetings to discuss its progress.
3.2. At minimum, the Ministries must: maintain existing diplomatic relations and be capable of negotiating diplomatic settlements and treaties, oversee the recruitment and integration of new nations into the Union, produce official publications and other documents, including The Force Flyer, record the history of the Union, host events and celebrate traditions, operate a Union roleplay, and ensure active engagement in the World Assembly.

4. All military and intelligence forces within the Union are under the supreme command and joint authority of the Founder and Prime Minister.

Existing Clause, F.12

12. The Prime Minister may issue a pardon to anyone convicted of a crime, effectively canceling that person's sentence, provided that the person is not themselves, a close friend of theirs, or an associate in government. They may only issue a pardon once per term.

New Clause, F.12

12. The Prime Minister may issue a pardon to anyone convicted of a crime, effectively canceling that person's sentence, provided that the person is not themselves, a close friend of theirs, or an associate in government. They may only issue a pardon once per term.
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Citizens Alliance of Democracy / Re: CAD July 2021 Election
« Last post by West-Kronisia on July 31, 2021, 10:31:14 am »
The Election is now closed.

First Preference Votes:

West Kronisia: 4

Unified Columbia: 1

Burgermond: 1*

*As EraEra/Colonial Defense is not in fact a member of CAD, their vote is discounted as illegitimate.

West Kronisia, with a clear majority First Preference Percentage of 66.666%, wins the election.

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Citizens Alliance of Democracy / Re: CAD July 2021 Election
« Last post by boiledcabbage on July 30, 2021, 01:02:39 am »
Nation within CAD: Boiledcabbage
West Kronisia: < 2 >
Unified Columbia: < 1 >
Burgermond: < 3 >
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Citizens Alliance of Democracy / Re: CAD July 2021 Election
« Last post by Battadia1 on July 28, 2021, 05:38:38 pm »
Nation within CAD: Battadia in CAD
West Kronisia: < 1 >
Unified Columbia: < 2 >
Burgermond: <  3 >
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Citizens Alliance of Democracy / Re: CAD July 2021 Election
« Last post by EraEra on July 28, 2021, 03:10:23 pm »
Nation within CAD: Colonial Defense
West Kronisia: < 3 >
Unified Columbia: < 2 >
Burgermond: < 1 >


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Citizens Alliance of Democracy / Re: CAD July 2021 Election
« Last post by Shialia on July 28, 2021, 12:49:12 pm »
Nation within CAD: Spirit Glaceons
West Kronisia: < 1 >
Unified Columbia: < 2 >
Burgermond: <  3 >
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Citizens Alliance of Democracy / Re: CAD July 2021 Election
« Last post by Caduceo on July 28, 2021, 11:19:03 am »
Nation within CAD: Neo-Caduceo
    West Kronisia: < 1 >
    Unified Columbia: < 2 >
    Burgermond: < 3 >
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Citizens Alliance of Democracy / Re: CAD July 2021 Election
« Last post by West-Kronisia on July 28, 2021, 10:45:34 am »

Nation within CAD: West Kronisia
West Kronisia: < 1 >
Unified Columbia: < 2 >
Burgermond: <  3 >
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Citizens Alliance of Democracy / Re: CAD July 2021 Election
« Last post by Burgermond on July 28, 2021, 10:39:29 am »
Nation within CAD: Burgermond
 West Kronisia: < 2 >
Unified Columbia: < 3 >
Burgermond: < 1 >