Parliamentary Rules Establishment Act of 2016

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Parliamentary Rules Establishment Act of 2016

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PARLIAMENTARY RULES ESTABLISHMENT ACT OF 2016


Author: KATHRINE LICTHER, GIOVANNI POLDILOTTA, KATIE CLARK, MELINDA HARRINGTON, AIDEN KERRIGAN

Sponsor: KATHRINE LICTHER, GIOVANNI POLDILOTTA, KATIE CLARK

ACT NO. 018-16
An Act to Establish Rules for Parliamentary Debate in the San Andreas State Legislature
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF SAN ANDREAS
DO ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:
[hr][/hr]


Section 1. DEFINITIONS
  1. "LEGISLATOR" refers to any Senator, Elected or Appointed to the San Andreas State Legislature
  2. "DEBATE" refers to the process by which Legislators debate issues on the floor of the Legislature
  3. “DECORUM” refers to the personal and professional standards legislators must adhere to while in office.
  4. “CHAMBERS” refers to any official legislative location, such as committee rooms, the floor, etc
  5. “DISCIPLINARIAN” refers to one who handles disciplinary matters
  6. “ARBITER” refers to one who arbitrates differences and arguments
  7. “SESSION” refers to the specific timeframe a Legislative meeting is held
  8. “FILIBUSTER” refers to the act of speaking against a bill on the floor for an extended period of time
  9. “BASIC HUMAN NECESSITIES” refers to functions required for healthy bodily function.
  10. “GUEST” refers to any individual who is not a Legislator.
  11. “PRESIDING OFFICER” refers to any individual currently holding the gavel as regulated in the Senate Rules.

Section 2. AUTHORITY ESTABLISHMENT
  1. The Chief Clerk of the Senate shall serve as the main disciplinarian and arbiter in disputes and cases of wrongdoing involving Legislators.
  2. The Chief Clerk of the Senate shall take any action deemed necessary in order to properly disperse disciplinary action upon a Legislator in violation of Decorum..
  3. The Chief Clerk of the Senate may deputize the Senate Clerk(s) or other assistants to assist in the performance of his/her duties as disciplinarian and arbiter of the Legislature.

Section 3. DECORUM
  1. While in chambers, Legislators must be dressed appropriately. Formal attire is mandatory while in chambers. Legislators in violation of this provision are to be escorted from chambers for the duration of the session or until they change their attire.
  2. While in chambers, Legislators are to refer to other Legislators cordially. While having no specific constraint, Legislators may be referred to as: Mr./Ms./Mrs. Surname; Senator Surname; Gentleman/Lady; Guest; or other cordial names. Forenames are not to be used in chambers.
  3. Legislators must not be affiliated in any way to crime. If a Legislator is charged with criminal offenses, the State Clerk is responsible for action taken against said Legislator.
  4. Legislators must respect other Legislators while in chambers. While debates can get heated, Legislators are generally reminded to stay as civil as possible during deliberations.
  5. Legislators may only speak one at a time. If a Legislator disrupts another Legislator while they are granted time on the floor, they may be subject to removal from chambers for the duration of the session.
  6. Legislators may not wear excessive jewelry while in chambers. While formal attire is recommended, undue amounts of jewelry attract unnecessary attention to those bearing such jewelry. An undue amount of jewelry can be described as any amount of jewelry that causes an unnecessary distraction and detracts from discussion and debate.
  7. Legislators may enter and leave chambers as they desire.
  8. Legislators must use professional language while speaking in chambers. Any undue profanity while in chambers is strictly prohibited.
    • Undue profanity can be defined as:
      • Usage of outright profanity without sufficient cause
      • Usage of insulting terminology against another person or Legislator
      • Usage of mocking language in an attempt to insult another
  9. Legislators are entitled to as much time as they feel necessary when granted permission to speak on the floor by the Presiding Officer.
  10. Legislators are not to directly refer to other Legislators while in chamber (aside from Committee Hearings). Instead, they are to refer to the title of the Presiding Officer.
  11. Upon the gavel of the Presiding Officer, all Legislators are to assume silence until given clearance to resume debate.
Section 4. GUEST REGULATIONS
  1. Guests of the legislature are allowed to be invited by any legislator in order to address the chambers.
  2. Upon being invited into the legislature, the inviting legislator is required to gain permission from the Chief Clerk of the Senate before any Guest is allowed to address the legislature.
  3. Guests are only allowed to speak on matters for which they were invited.
  4. All Guests are expected to follow decorum whilst addressing the legislature.
  5. Guest are invited in order to provide supplemental information to address issues and not to criticism or serve as the primary advocate for a bill and should only respond to legislators if they are addressed by a member of the legislature.

    • This bill, if passed, shall come into effect seven (7) days after being signed.

      I hereby certify that the foregoing ordinance was passed by the Legislature of the State of San Andreas, at its meeting on this 2nd day of November
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        State Clerk
      Approved on this 10th day of November
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        Lieutenant Governor of San Andreas
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PARLIAMENTARY RULES ESTABLISHMENT ACT OF 2016


Author: GIOVANNI POLDILOTTA, KATIE CLARK, MELINDA HARRINGTON, AIDEN KERRIGAN

Sponsor: GIOVANNI POLDILOTTA, KATIE CLARK

ACT NO. 013-16
An Act to Establish Rules for Parliamentary Debate in the San Andreas State Legislature
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF SAN ANDREAS
DO ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:
[hr][/hr]


Section 1. DEFINITIONS
  1. "LEGISLATOR" refers to any Representative, Elected or Appointed to the San Andreas State Legislature
  2. "DEBATE" refers to the process by which Legislators debate issues on the floor of the Legislature
  3. ‘’POLITICAL OPPOSITION’’ refers to the political party opposing legislature that is presented on the floor via verbal communication.
  4. “DECORUM” refers to the personal and professional standards legislators must adhere to while in office.
  5. “CHAMBERS” refers to any official legislative location, such as committee rooms, the floor, etc
  6. “DISCIPLINARIAN” refers to one who handles disciplinary matters
  7. “ARBITER” refers to one who arbitrates differences and arguments
  8. “SESSION” refers to the specific timeframe a Legislative meeting is held
  9. “FILIBUSTER” refers to the act of speaking against a bill on the floor for an extended period of time
  10. “BASIC HUMAN NECESSITIES” refers to functions required for healthy bodily function.

Section 2. AUTHORITY ESTABLISHMENT
  1. The State Clerk shall serve as the main disciplinarian and arbiter in disputes and cases of wrongdoing involving Legislators.
  2. The State Clerk shall take any action deemed necessary in order to properly disperse disciplinary action upon a Legislator in violation of Decorum.
  3. The State Clerk may deputize the City Clerk or other assistants to assist in the performance of his/her duties as disciplinarian and arbiter of the Legislature.

Section 3. DECORUM
  1. While in chambers, Legislators must be dressed appropriately. Formal attire is mandatory while in chambers. Legislators in violation of this provision are to be escorted from chambers for the duration of the session.
  2. While in chambers, Legislators are to refer to other Legislators cordially. While having no specific constraint, Legislators may be referred to as: Mr./Ms./Mrs. Surname; Representative Surname; Gentleman/Lady; or other cordial names. Forenames are not to be used in chambers.
  3. Legislators must not be affiliated in any way to crime. If a Legislator is charged with criminal offenses, the State Clerk is responsible for action taken against said Legislator
  4. Legislators must respect other Legislators while in chambers. While debates can get heated, Legislators are generally reminded to stay as civil as possible during deliberations.
  5. Legislators may only speak one at a time. If a Legislator disrupts another Legislator while they are granted time on the floor, they may be subject to removal from chambers for the duration of the session.
  6. Legislators may not wear excessive jewelry while in chambers. While formal attire is recommended, undue amounts of jewelry attract unnecessary attention to those bearing such jewelry. An undue amount of jewelry can be described as any amount of jewelry that causes an unnecessary distraction and detracts from discussion and debate.
  7. Legislators may not leave chambers until a session ends unless an emergency is present. If a Legislator leaves chambers unduly, they are subject to discipline from the State Clerk.
    • An Emergency can include the following:
      • Natural Disaster
      • Family Emergency (illness, death)
      • Medical Emergency
      • Evacuation Orders
  8. Legislators must use professional language while speaking in chambers. Any undue profanity while in chambers is strictly prohibited.
    • Undue profanity can be defined as:
      • Usage of outright profanity without sufficient cause
      • Usage of insulting terminology against another person or Legislator
      • Usage of mocking language in an attempt to insult another
  9. Legislators are entitled to as much time as they feel necessary when granted permission to speak on the floor by the Speaker of the Legislature.
  10. Legislators are not to directly refer to other Legislators while in chamber (aside from Committee Hearings). Instead, they are to refer to the Speaker of the Legislature (or the Chair in his/her absence) and refer to other Legislators in third person.
  11. Upon the gavel of the State Clerk or Speaker of the Legislature, all Legislators are to assume silence until given clearence to resume debate.
Section 4. FILIBUSTER
  1. In pertinence to Section 3.I, Legislators in political opposition to a bill may use as much time as they wish to express their concerns with a bill or matter being discussed in chamber.
  2. Filibusters may only take place on the floor of the Legislature. Any attempt to filibuster at a committee hearing may be ended with a simple majority of all Legislators attending said hearing.
  3. Filibusters taking place on the floor of the Legislature may be ended with a 75% vote of all Legislators.
  4. While performing a filibuster, a Legislator may not leave the floor except to attend to basic human necessities.
  5. Legislators may not leave chambers during a filibuster, except for emergencies. Legislators leaving chambers during a filibuster are subject to discipline from the State Clerk.

  • This bill, if passed, shall come into effect seven (7) days after being signed.

    I hereby certify that the foregoing ordinance was passed by the Legislature of the State of San Andreas, at its meeting on this 6th day of AUGUST
    • Wiliam Benson
      State Clerk
    Approved on this 9th day of AUGUST
    • Katherine Summers
      Mayor of Los Santos and its associated, unincorporated counties
Retired Game Administrator
Retired Head of Government Management
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Matthew Goodman, Lieutenant Governor Emeritus
Hon. Anthony Guidone, Attorney General Emeritus
Lieutenant II Mark Conti, Los Santos Police Department (RET.)

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Re: Parliamentary Rules Establishment Act of 2016

Post by Conti » Fri Nov 11, 2016 6:37 am

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PARLIAMENTARY RULES ESTABLISHMENT ACT OF 2016


Author: KATHRINE LICTHER, GIOVANNI POLDILOTTA, KATIE CLARK, MELINDA HARRINGTON, AIDEN KERRIGAN

Sponsor: KATHRINE LICTHER, GIOVANNI POLDILOTTA, KATIE CLARK

ACT NO. 018-16
An Act to Establish Rules for Parliamentary Debate in the San Andreas State Legislature
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF SAN ANDREAS
DO ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:
[hr][/hr]


Section 1. DEFINITIONS
  1. "LEGISLATOR" refers to any Senator, Elected or Appointed to the San Andreas State Legislature
  2. "DEBATE" refers to the process by which Legislators debate issues on the floor of the Legislature
  3. “DECORUM” refers to the personal and professional standards legislators must adhere to while in office.
  4. “CHAMBERS” refers to any official legislative location, such as committee rooms, the floor, etc
  5. “DISCIPLINARIAN” refers to one who handles disciplinary matters
  6. “ARBITER” refers to one who arbitrates differences and arguments
  7. “SESSION” refers to the specific timeframe a Legislative meeting is held
  8. “FILIBUSTER” refers to the act of speaking against a bill on the floor for an extended period of time
  9. “BASIC HUMAN NECESSITIES” refers to functions required for healthy bodily function.
  10. “GUEST” refers to any individual who is not a Legislator.
  11. “PRESIDING OFFICER” refers to any individual currently holding the gavel as regulated in the Senate Rules.

Section 2. AUTHORITY ESTABLISHMENT
  1. The Chief Clerk of the Senate shall serve as the main disciplinarian and arbiter in disputes and cases of wrongdoing involving Legislators.
  2. The Chief Clerk of the Senate shall take any action deemed necessary in order to properly disperse disciplinary action upon a Legislator in violation of Decorum..
  3. The Chief Clerk of the Senate may deputize the Senate Clerk(s) or other assistants to assist in the performance of his/her duties as disciplinarian and arbiter of the Legislature.

Section 3. DECORUM
  1. While in chambers, Legislators must be dressed appropriately. Formal attire is mandatory while in chambers. Legislators in violation of this provision are to be escorted from chambers for the duration of the session or until they change their attire.
  2. While in chambers, Legislators are to refer to other Legislators cordially. While having no specific constraint, Legislators may be referred to as: Mr./Ms./Mrs. Surname; Senator Surname; Gentleman/Lady; Guest; or other cordial names. Forenames are not to be used in chambers.
  3. Legislators must not be affiliated in any way to crime. If a Legislator is charged with criminal offenses, the State Clerk is responsible for action taken against said Legislator.
  4. Legislators must respect other Legislators while in chambers. While debates can get heated, Legislators are generally reminded to stay as civil as possible during deliberations.
  5. Legislators may only speak one at a time. If a Legislator disrupts another Legislator while they are granted time on the floor, they may be subject to removal from chambers for the duration of the session.
  6. Legislators may not wear excessive jewelry while in chambers. While formal attire is recommended, undue amounts of jewelry attract unnecessary attention to those bearing such jewelry. An undue amount of jewelry can be described as any amount of jewelry that causes an unnecessary distraction and detracts from discussion and debate.
  7. Legislators may enter and leave chambers as they desire.
  8. Legislators must use professional language while speaking in chambers. Any undue profanity while in chambers is strictly prohibited.
    • Undue profanity can be defined as:
      • Usage of outright profanity without sufficient cause
      • Usage of insulting terminology against another person or Legislator
      • Usage of mocking language in an attempt to insult another
  9. Legislators are entitled to as much time as they feel necessary when granted permission to speak on the floor by the Presiding Officer.
  10. Legislators are not to directly refer to other Legislators while in chamber (aside from Committee Hearings). Instead, they are to refer to the title of the Presiding Officer.
  11. Upon the gavel of the Presiding Officer, all Legislators are to assume silence until given clearance to resume debate.
Section 4. GUEST REGULATIONS
  1. Guests of the legislature are allowed to be invited by any legislator in order to address the chambers.
  2. Upon being invited into the legislature, the inviting legislator is required to gain permission from the Chief Clerk of the Senate before any Guest is allowed to address the legislature.
  3. Guests are only allowed to speak on matters for which they were invited.
  4. All Guests are expected to follow decorum whilst addressing the legislature.
  5. Guest are invited in order to provide supplemental information to address issues and not to criticism or serve as the primary advocate for a bill and should only respond to legislators if they are addressed by a member of the legislature.

    • This bill, if passed, shall come into effect seven (7) days after being signed.

      I hereby certify that the foregoing ordinance was passed by the Legislature of the State of San Andreas, at its meeting on this 2nd day of November
      • Image
        State Clerk
      Approved on this 10th day of November
      • Image
        Lieutenant Governor of San Andreas
Retired Game Administrator
Retired Head of Government Management
-------------------------------------------------------------
Matthew Goodman, Lieutenant Governor Emeritus
Hon. Anthony Guidone, Attorney General Emeritus
Lieutenant II Mark Conti, Los Santos Police Department (RET.)

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