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Adam Griffin
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« on: August 01, 2019, 02:39:37 PM »

Utilizing Slot 17:

Quote from: Space Exploration, Development, and Settlement Act
To further advance space exploration with an expedited Human mission to the moon, building a human inhabited moon research facility on the moon, and a Human mission to Mars.

Section 1. Short title; definitions

(a) Short tile.—

This Act shall be cited as the “Space Exploration, Development, and Settlement Act” or “SEDDA”.

(b) Definitions.—

(1) For purposes of this Act, the term “NASA” shall mean the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

(2) For purposes of this Act, the term “Administrator” shall mean the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Section 2. Goals

(a) In general.—

The Administrator shall set the following goals for NASA’s human space flight program—

(A) Within 5 years after the date of enactment of this Act, that there be developed a reusable space vehicle capable of carrying humans and necessary equipment for a research facility to the moon and back to Earth, and a successful lunar landing and return with said reusable space vehicle;

(B) Within 10 years after the date of enactment of this Act, that there be established a human inhabited research facility on the moon; and

(C) Within 15 years after the date of enactment of this Act, that there will be a successful Mars landing of a reusable space vehicle capable of carrying humans to Mars and back to Earth.

(b) Contracts.—

The Administrator shall have the full authority to terminate or renegotiate all ongoing contracts with private companies.

(c) Reports.—

The Administrator shall report to Congress and the President the progress made on achieving the goals put forward in subsection A at least once every 90 days.

Section 3. Appropriations

There shall be appropriated to NASA $154,000,000,000, as follows:

(1) Moon mission.—

There shall be $13,000,000,000 appropriated to NASA for research, development, and deployment for the purpose of an expedited Human mission to the moon.

(2) Moon research facility.—

There shall be $41,000,000,000 appropriated to NASA for research, development, and deployment for the purpose of building a human inhabited research facility on the moon.

(3) Mars mission.—

There shall be $100,000,000,000 appropriated to NASA for research, development, and deployment for the purpose of a Human mission to Mars.

Section 4. Implementation

This Act shall take effect immediately after passage.
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Adam Griffin
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« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2019, 05:29:04 PM »

Utilizing Slot 17:

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SECTION I. SCOPE

1) This agreement shall apply to the trade in all goods between the nation of Atlasia and the nation of Kenya except for those herein listed.

2) Any item prohibited from export by the Bureau of Industrial Security or any successor agency shall not be subject to the terms of this agreement.

3) Any narcotic, drug, or substance prohibited from consumption under the laws of any member party shall not be subject to the terms of this agreement.

4) Any animal or animal product prohibited from sale by the Endangered Species Act shall not be subject to terms of this agreement.

SECTION II. NATIONAL TREATMENT AND MARKET ACCESS FOR GOODS

1) Elimination of Duties - Except as otherwise provided in this agreement, each party shall progressively eliminate its customs duties on originating goods of the other party.

2) Customs Value - Each party shall adopt and apply the provisions of the WTO Customs Valuation Agreement for the purposes of determining the customs value of goods traded between the parties

3) Export Tax - Neither party shall adopt or maintain any duty, tax or other charge on the export of any good to the territory of the other party.

4) Import and Export Restrictions - Neither party shall adopt or maintain any prohibition or restriction on the importation or exportation of any good of the other party, except as permitted by this agreement.

5) Merchandise Processing Fee - Neither party shall adopt or maintain any merchandise processing fee for originating goods.

SECTION III: ORIGIN DETERMINATIONS

1) Chapter 3 of the Atlasia-Mozambique Free Trade Agreement, governing rules for determining originating goods is hereby incorporated by reference.

SECTION IV: CUSTOMS ADMINISTRATION

1) Notice Requirements - Each party shall publish at least 30 days in advance any change to any of its rules or regulations for customs administration.

2) Cooperation - Each party shall cooperate on the interpretation and dispute resolution of customs rules, regulations, and determinations.

SECTION V: SAFEGUARDS

1) Anti-Dumping - If as a result of the reduction or elimination of any customs duty under the agreement, an originating good of the other party is being imported in such quantities, in absolute terms or relative to domestic production, and under such conditions that the imports of such originating good constitute a substantial cause of serious injury to a domestic industry producing a like or directly competitive good, such party may either: suspend the further reduction of any rate of customs duty provided for under this agreement for the good or increase the rate of customs duty on the good until such time that imports of the good stabilize at a sustainable rate.

2) Government Enterprises and monopolies - Chapter 12 of the Atlasia- Mozambique Free Trade Agreement, governing rules for anticompetitive behaviour is hereby incorporated by reference.

3) Marketing Boards - Atlasia agrees to not treat agricultural marketing boards administered by Kenya as anti-competitive under the terms of this agreement, provided the net added value of such administration does not exceed 15% of fair market value.

4) Intellectual Property - Kenya agrees to abide by the intellectual property laws of Atlasia. This agreement hereby gives personal jurisdiction to Atlasian Courts over such violations occurring in Kenya. Kenya hereby agrees to domesticate any judgment assessed under the terms of this agreement.

5) Government Procurement - Neither party shall treat government procurement policies favouring domestic goods as anticompetitive under the terms of this agreement.

6) Environmental barriers - Atlasia agrees not to enforce the terms of the Lacey act against any timber or other plant product exported by Kenya under the terms of this agreement.

7) Quality Controls and Inspections - Neither party shall treat the neutral enforcement of generally applicable quality control laws as anticompetitive under the terms of this agreement.

8 ) Countervailing Duties - If after this agreement is fully implemented, either party fails to comply with its terms, the other party may set countervailing duties proportionate to the fair market value of the unfair advantage afforded by the breaching party’s actions.

9) Withdrawal - Either party may withdraw from this agreement six months after a declaration of intent to withdraw has been formally published by the head of state of the withdrawing party.

SECTION VI: TELECOMMUNICATION AND ELECTRONICS

1) Chapter 9 of the Atlasia-Mozambique Free Trade Agreement, governing rules for telecommunications trade is hereby incorporated by reference.

SECTION VII: FINANCIAL SERVICES

1) Chapter 10 of the Atlasia-Mozambique Free Trade Agreement, governing rules for financial services commerce is hereby incorporated by reference.

SECTION VIII: BUSINESS VISAS

1) Chapter 11 of the Atlasia-Mozambique Free Trade Agreement, governing rules for temporary business visas is hereby incorporated by reference.

SECTION IX: DISPUTE SETTLEMENTS

1) Chapter 20 of the Atlasia-Mozambique Free Trade Agreement, governing rules for dispute resolution is hereby incorporated by reference.

SECTION X: IMPLEMENTATION

1) This agreement shall take full effect 15 months from the date of passage.
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