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Speaker Act
« on: April 22, 2013, 04:49:07 pm »
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Speaker Act

Aims:
To establish procedures surrounding the election of a Congressional speaker to manage legislative and Congressional affairs.

Procedure:
1a. Citizens running for Congress may nominate themselves or be nominated to take on the role of speaker; and must communicate this to their Party President before election day.
b. Nominations will end at 00:00 erep time on the 24th of each month.
c. Congressmen/women will vote on those nominees who were elected to Congress on the 26th of each month.
d. The CP or outgoing speaker must oversee the process and run the vote.

2a. The speaker will process proposed legislation and legislative changes.
b. Any amendment or proposed bill will have a maximum 48 hour discussion period with members of Congress and the public followed by concurrent vote.
c. Any bill must receive %50+1 of Congress’ vote to become legislation.

3. The speaker is to track activity and attendance of Congress members, information recorded is to be made publicly accessible.

4. Speakers may rerun for the position provided they are reelected to Congress.

5a. If the Speaker needs to be replaced whomever came 2nd in the vote on the 26th will take up the role.
b. Speakers may stand down at any point.
c. Congress may vote to replace their Speaker should they feel that they are not fulfilling their responsibilities, with a %50+1 vote needed to depose them.

Passed March 25th, 2013.
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