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« Reply #525 on: February 22, 2023, 11:38:24 AM »

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LEGISLATIVE REVIEW ACT

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1. At least sixty (60) days prior to the implementation of any federal regulation issued by the President, the Department heads, or any subordinate thereof, such regulation shall be presented, in full, to the Senate.

2. If the Senate fails to pass a resolution approving the regulation, such regulation shall not take effect.

3. This act shall take effect immediately.
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« Reply #526 on: February 22, 2023, 11:38:56 AM »

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LAND LAW, LIMITATIONS, AND LIABILITY ACT

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1. The statute of limitations for a claim brought under the Quiet Title Act is hereby declared to be jurisdictional rather than procedural. No federal court may hear any case under the Quiet Title Act if the statute of limitations for filing such claim has been exceeded.

2. The Bullmoose Act shall be amended as follows:

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8. It shall be considered an illegal antitrust violation for any foreign country or any investment firm or financial management service, other than a financial institution, to own or hold an ownership stake exceeding 10% in more than 50,000 residential rental properties or in more than 50,000 acres of commercial farmland, or for any foreign country or subordinate entity thereof to own or hold an ownership stake exceeding 10% in more than 10,000 residential rental properties or in more than 10,000 acres of commercial farmland. The Attorney General may prosecute such violations which shall be punishable by a fine of $10,000.00 per day. A court of competent jurisdiction shall also order any appropriate equitable relief, including but not limited to the divestment of residential rental properties or commercial farmland exceeding the cap.

3. The Secretary of State and Secretary of Internal Affairs shall be permitted to sell federally-owned superfund sites to entities agreeing to remediate and assume liability for the property on an expedited timeframe.

4. This act shall take effect thirty (30) days from the date of passage.
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« Reply #527 on: February 22, 2023, 11:39:12 AM »

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FEDERAL PENSION PROTECTION ACT

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1. The Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS) shall be prohibited from investing in cryptocurrencies, cryptocurrency exchanges, and crypto hedge funds.

2. All existing investments in cryptocurrencies, cryptocurrency exchanges, and crypto hedge funds shall be divested following the passage of this act.

3. This Act shall take effect immediately sixty (60) days following the passage of this act.
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« Reply #528 on: February 22, 2023, 02:30:25 PM »

DIE IS A SCAM ACT

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1. No Atlasian federal funds paid to a college or university shall be expended to fund any diversity, inclusion, and equity (DIE) activities, including but not limited to salaries, segregated events, or other programs in which persons are treated differently based on alienage, race, sex, gender, or sexual orientation.

2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2023.

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I STILL HAVE RIGHTS ACT

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1. No emergency rule, regulation, or executive order issued by the President or any subordinate department or agency pertaining to shutdowns, lockdowns, quarantines, or social distancing shall apply to the free exercise of religion in a church, synagogue, or other place of worship.

2. No emergency rule, regulation, or executive order issued by the President or any subordinate department or agency pertaining to shutdowns, lockdowns, quarantines, or social distancing shall prohibit businesses that sell firearms or ammunition from operating if within the same locality other types of businesses receiving similar or greater volumes of customers are not prohibited from operating.

3. Any emergency rule, regulation, or executive order issued by the President or any subordinate department or agency pertaining to shutdowns, lockdowns, quarantines, or social distancing shall not be enforced through the  discontinuance of utility services to any residence.

4. No emergency rule, regulation, or executive order issued by the President or any subordinate department or agency pertaining to shutdowns, lockdowns, quarantines, or social distancing shall interfere with public gatherings in an unequal, discriminatory, or viewpoint non-neutral manner.

5. This act shall take effect immediately.


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BUILD THE WALL ACT

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1. The Atlasian government is hereby authorized to expend up to $50 Million per year through 2026 for the acquisition of land adjacent to the southern border with Mexico and the construction thereon of a sturdy, permanent barricade to reduce illegal border crossings.

2. This act shall take effect immediately.


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FOREIGN EXCHANGE PROGRAM RESOLUTION

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Whereas, the People's Republic of China (PRC) is a Communist dictatorship with a history of violent conflict against Atlasia; and

Whereas, the PRC has used colleges and universities to spy upon and sow propaganda in Atlasia; and

Whereas, the PRC is attempting to dominate the island nation of Taiwan, hereafter referred to as the Republic of China (ROC), which is an important ally and trade partner of Atlasia;

Now therefore, be it resolved that the Republic of Atlasia encourages colleges, universities, and institutes of higher education to relocate Chinese language and cultural exchange programs from the PRC to the ROC to advance Atlasian national security interests, strengthen ties between our two democracies, and promote a positive learning environment to enhance comprehensive Mandarin language education for Atlasian students.

This resolution shall take effect immediately.


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CRUEL ANIMAL ENTERTAINMENT ACT

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1. It shall be unlawful for any person to travel in interstate or foreign commerce and bite the head off of a live chicken, bat, rat, or other animal, or to in interstate or foreign commerce finance, produce, advertise, or conduct a geek show where such activity occurs.

2. It shall be unlawful to to travel in interstate or foreign commerce and kill any species of seal, pinniped, or manatee by clubbing or inflicting blunt force trauma upon such animal, or to in interstate or foreign commerce finance, produce, advertise, or conduct an event where such activity occurs.

3. A violation of this act shall be punished by imprisonment no more than one (1) year and a fine of no less than $5,000 nor more than $10,000.

4. This act shall take effect ten (10) days from the date of passage.
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« Reply #529 on: February 22, 2023, 05:13:51 PM »

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NO WELFARE FOR ME ACT

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1. The New Great Society Act is amended as follows:

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Section 2. Monthly Universal Basic Income for Families with Children

1. Beginning in January of 2023 parents or legal guardians of persons under the age of 18 and have a disposable income of less than $70,000 $50,000 for individuals or $100,000 for married joint-filers shall be entitled to up to $2,000 monthly checks. Incomes less than $40,000 for individuals or $80,000 for married joint-filers shall be entitled to the full payment and incomes greater than $40,000 receiving a proportionally phased-out amount of $1 of federal funds for each $5 of excess income up to the income limit of $50,000 or $100,000 respectively.

2. This act shall take effect April 15, 2023.

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« Reply #530 on: February 22, 2023, 05:15:29 PM »

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NO DIRTY AGREEMENTS ACT

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1. As used in this Act, the following terms shall be defined as such:

A. Nondisclosure clause means a provision in a contract or agreement that requires the parties to the contract or agreement not to disclose or discuss conduct, the existence of a settlement involving conduct, or information covered by the terms and conditions of the contract or agreement.

B. Nondisparagement clause means a provision in a contract or agreement that requires one (1) or more parties to the contract or agreement not to make a negative statement about another party that relates to the contract, agreement, claim, or case.

C. Sexual assault dispute means a dispute involving a nonconsensual sexual act or sexual contact, as such terms are defined in 18 USC 2246 of title 18, or similar applicable Regional or State law, including when the victim lacks capacity to consent.

D. Sexual harassment dispute means a dispute relating to conduct that is alleged to constitute sexual harassment under applicable Federal, Tribal, or State law.

2. With respect to a sexual assault dispute or sexual harassment dispute, no nondisclosure clause or nondisparagement clause agreed to before the dispute arises shall be judicially enforceable in instances in which conduct is alleged to have violated Federal, Regional, or State law.

3. Nothing in this Act shall prohibit a Region, State, or locality from enforcing a provision of law governing nondisclosure or nondisparagement clauses that is at least as protective of the right of an individual to speak freely, as provided by this Act.

4. Nothing in this Act shall be construed to supersede a provision of Federal, Regional or State Law that governs the use of pseudonyms in the filing of claims involving sexual assault or sexual harassment disputes.

5. Nothing in this Act shall prohibit an employer and an employee from protecting trade secrets or proprietary information.

6. All existing contracts with nondisclosure or nondisparagement clauses prohibited by the act are hereby declared to be against the pyblic policy of Atlasia and shall be unenforceable and void as to the prohibited clauses.

7. This act shall take effect thirty (30) days from the date of passage
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« Reply #531 on: February 22, 2023, 05:17:04 PM »

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TERM LIMITS AMENDMENT

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1. Article III, Section 1 of the Atlasian Constitution shall be amended as follows:

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Section 1.

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4. No person shall be a Senator who has not attained two hundred or more posts, nor whose account is fewer than fourteen hundred and forty hours old, nor who has served two consecutive calendar years as a Senator without at least one term out of office after such two years, nor shall any person be a regional or subregional senator who is not a citizen of the region or subregion they are chosen to represent.

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2. Article IV, Section 1 of the Atlasian Constitution shall be amended as follows:

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Section 1. The Executive

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4. No person shall be President or Vice President who has not attained 500 or more posts, nor whose account is not at least 4,320 hours old, nor who has served three consecutive terms as President without at least one term out of office after such three terms, nor is not a citizen of the Republic of Atlasia.

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3. Article V, Section 1 of the Atlasian Constitution shall be amended as follows:

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Section 1. The Judiciary

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2. The Justices and Associate Justices thus chosen shall hold their offices for life a term of eight consecutive calendar years in good behavior.

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4. The term limits imposed by this amendment shall apply retroactively and take effect one hundred and twenty days after the ratifcation of this amendment.
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« Reply #532 on: February 22, 2023, 05:20:49 PM »

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ANTARCTICA PROTECTION ACT

1. The Atlasian government shall possess the duty and authority to protect and provide emergency assistance to Atlasian citizens legally operating upon Antarctica or the surrounding waters thereof.

2. This act shall take effect 30 days from passage.
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« Reply #533 on: February 22, 2023, 05:22:34 PM »

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HAZARDOUS WASTE CLEANUP ACT

1. The Atlasian government is hereby authorized to expend up to an extra $250 Million through 2025 for cleaning up hazardous waste sites identified on the National Priorities List administered by the Superfund.

2. This act shall take effect immediately.
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« Reply #534 on: February 22, 2023, 05:22:50 PM »

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AUDIT COMMISSION ACT

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1. Any Department which has received more than an average of $50 billion dollars or more over the past 10 years must be fully audited.

2. Any subdepartment at a Department which is being audited must also be fully audited.

3. The audit will be conducted by a Commission established and appointed by the President. Such Commission shall include five (5) members consisting of no fewer than (3) Senators with the top three (3) represented parties each entitled to a representative commissioner and at least one (1) representative of the GM office. Cabinet Officers shall also serve as ex officio members in reference to their respective Departments

4. Findings of the audit shall be publicly released in a report due no later than January 1, 2024.

5. This act shall take effect immediately.
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« Reply #535 on: February 22, 2023, 05:23:51 PM »

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NATIONAL ARCHIVIST ACT

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1. There is hereby established the formal cabinet level office of National Archivist, whose job shall consist of updating and maintaining the Atlasia Wiki.

2. The president shall have the authority to appoint the National Archivist with the advice and consent of the Senate.

3. The National Archivist shall be empowered to appoint up to five (5) Deputy Archivists to assist in his duties. The Deputy Archivists shall serve at the pleasure of the National Archivist and do not require Senate confirmation.

4. The president shall ultimately be responsible for ensuring Wiki responsibilities are properly delegated.

5. The National Archivist and his deputies shall be responsible for commissioning, coordinating, and executing all efforts to update and maintain the Wiki; as such they shall be charged with maintaining

(a) the Code of the Republic of Atlasia, so that all laws comprising the federal Statute may be easily accessed;

(b) the Constitution of the Republic of Atlasia, and all amendments thereto that may be adopted;

(c) the historical list of presidents and vice presidents of this republic;

(d) the home pages of the Senate and the Supreme Court;

(e) election results pages;

(f) such other pages and anthologies as may be deemed of particular value by the National Archivist.

6. The National Archivists shall be responsible for establishing standards for quality and regular revision of the Wiki.

7. This act shall take effect immediately.

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« Reply #536 on: February 22, 2023, 06:49:47 PM »

Sponsoring on behalf of WD:

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AN ACT
To improve the AtlasCare system.



Be it enacted by the Senate of the Republic of Atlasia assembled

Section 1. Title

1. This act may be cited as the Atlascare Improvement Act


Section 2. Pay Hike

There shall be a 15%, across the board pay increase for all nurses and critical care workers employed under AtlasCare.

Section 3. Rural Hospital Network Expansion

$300,000,000,000 is to be appropriated for FY2024 for the expansion of rural hospital networks via construction of new hospitals in rural areas. $100B is to be appropriated to each region.

Section 4. Incentive Payments

There shall be established a “Rural Care Bonus Program”, abbreviated as “RCBP”. Doctors and Nurses who work in rural hospitals shall be offered a $750 monthly bonus. $72,000,000,000 is to be allocated for each FY for this program.

Section 5. Prescription Drug Subsidy Expansion

Part 1, Section 4 of the Reforming and Regionalizing Public Healthcare Act of 2017
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a. Each family or individual who legally resides in the Republic of Atlasia shall receive a tax credit for full compensation of any monthly amount for which prescription drugs exceeded $2000 in out-of-pocket costs.

Section 6. Funding

1. The FUTA Tax is hereby increased to 6.25%

2. The Net Investment Income Tax is increased to 5.8%

Section 7. Implementation

This act shall take effect immediately
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« Reply #537 on: February 22, 2023, 06:53:15 PM »

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AN ACT
To tax excess oil company profits


Be it enacted by the Senate of the Republic of Atlasia assembled

Section 1. Title

1. This act may be cited as the Windfall Tax Act.

Section 2. Tax

1. There shall be a 50% tax on each barrel of crude oil extracted in the Republic of Atlasia, and brought into the Republic of Atlasia for consumption, use, or warehousing.

2. This tax shall only be applied if the average daily number of barrels of crude oil extracted or imported by a company for exceeds 250,000 barrels per year.
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« Reply #538 on: February 22, 2023, 08:15:05 PM »

Sponsoring on behalf of MB:

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AN ACT
To take the burden off drivers.



Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Republic of Atlasia in Congress assembled,

Section I. Title

i. This bill may be known as the No Taxing Drivers Act.

Section II. Definitions
i. "Vehicle mile tax" shall be defined as any tax or fee which charges motorists based on the amount of miles they have traveled.

Section III. Substance
i. No vehicle mile tax may be implemented at the federal level in Atlasia.
ii. No driver in Atlasia may be required to install a GPS or location tracker on their vehicle.

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« Reply #539 on: February 23, 2023, 01:19:33 PM »

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Ecological Protection and Justice Act

SENATE BILL

To protect the planet, transform our energy sector, and restore our commitment to combating climate change

Be it enacted,


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Section I: Repeal

1. F.L. 39-09/SB 112-02 Fuel Inflation Reduction Act is hereby repealed.

Section II: Reform

1. Offshore drilling within 25 miles of the Atlasian coastline is prohibited as of July 1st, 2024.
a. Offshore drilling licenses and leases issued under the Fuel Inflation Reduction Act shall be rescinded effective December 31st, 2023.

2. Hydraulic fracking for oil and natural gas is prohibited within 2,500 feet of a home, school, or other inhabited area in Atlasia as of July 1st, 2024
a. Hydraulic fracking licenses and leases issued under the Fuel Inflation Reduction Act shall be rescinded effective December 31st, 2023.

3. A tax of 20% shall be applied on the profits of any firm which operates any existing lease for hydraulic fracturing operations.
a. All proceeds from this tax shall be utilized to construct, develop, maintain, and renovate renewable energy facilities as directed by the Subdepartment of Energy.

Section III: Implementation

1. This act takes effect immediately.
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« Reply #540 on: February 23, 2023, 02:46:11 PM »

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Public Assets and Lands Act

SENATE BILL

To ensure federally-owned and funded utilities and lands are not privatized.

Be it enacted,


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Section I: Repeal

1. F.L. 39-54/SB 112-21 Surplus Land Sales Act is hereby repealed.

Section II: Reform

1. F.L. 35-16/SB 108-28 Dam It Act shall be amended as follows:

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a. On or before January 1, 2024, the following federal assets shall be auctioned off:
   1. The Bonneville Power Administration and all related property and contracts
   2. The Rural Utility Service and all related property and contracts
   3. The Southeastern Power Administration and all related property and contracts
   4. The Southwestern Power Administration and all related property and contracts
   5. The Tennessee Valley Authority and all related property and contracts
   6. The Western Area Power Administration and all related property and contracts
   7. The 58 hydroelectric dams owned by the Bureau of Reclamation and all related property and contracts.


b. Protections:
  1. No foreign power may have a share greater than 25% of the any sold federal assets. This 25 percent share is a collective share of all agents of said foreign power, including state-sponsored companies and their subsidiaries.
  2. No Region, other than the Region when the infrastructure is based, may purchase more than one-third the 1/3 of shares in the any sold federal assets.
  3. No Company may purchase more than a 20% 40% share of the any sold federal assets.

2. Any federal assets or lands sold as a result of the Surplus Land Sales Act or the Dam It Act shall be repurchased.

3. Any ongoing auctions to sell federal assets or lands as a result of the Surplus Land Sales Act or the Dam It Act shall be cancelled and all bids denied.

4. The Subdepartment of Interior shall oversee a directive to -
a. Explore the acquisition of new public lands for the purposes of creating new national parks.
b. Protect existing public lands from environmental degradation and exploitation.

Section III: Implementation

1. This act takes effect immediately.
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« Reply #541 on: February 23, 2023, 02:49:57 PM »

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RAIL FAILS ACT

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I. Safety Regulations

1. It shall be unlawful for any railroad company, or any receiver or trustee operating a railroad, to place stationary cars or trains on its track within a distance of 1,500 feet on both sides of any crossing of a railroad with a highway. Any such railroad company, receiver, or trustee violating any of the provisions of this section shall be fined $5,000 per day. This section shall not apply when the train is stopped due to breakdown, mechanical failure, or emergency.

2. No railroad company shall run or permit to be run any train that exceeds 8,500 feet in length on any mainline or branch line. Any railroad company in violation of this section shall be fined $2,500 for each foot by which the train exceeds this limitation.

3. If the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) determines, sua sponte or upon petition or complaint, that a railroad company committed a grossly negligent violation or a pattern of repeated violations that caused an imminent threat of death or injury to individuals or has caused such death or injury, the railroad company shall be fined no less than $100,000 and no more than $250,000 in addition to any other fine imposed pursuant to this act.
4. No railroad company shall use or allow the use of any train, locomotive, or light engine in connection with the movement of freight unless it has a crew consisting of at least two (2) qualified individuals. The provisions of this section shall not apply to the use of a train, locomotive, or light engine for hostler or utility service. Any railroad company violating the provisions of this section shall be fined $2,500. For a second violation within three (3) years, such railroad company shall be fined $5,000. For a third or subsequent violation within three (3) years of the first violation, such railroad company shall be fined $10,000. The number of violations within three (3) years shall be measured by the dates that the violations occur.

5. The FRA, after due notice and hearing upon the company or the employee so offending, may order a railroad company to comply with the requirements of this section.

6. Any fine collected pursuant to this section shall be used for railway safety projects and projects that increase railway crossing safety shall be prioritized.

II. FRA Tweaks

1. An additional $250,000,000 shall be appropriated to the Federal Railroad Administration for the purposes of safety inspection and enforcement.

2. The Federal Railroad Administration shall, within a timely manner, produce a set of standards pertaining to the specifications, location, and maintenance of railroad defect detectors.

III. Timing

1. This act shall take effect sixty (60) days from the date of passage, except for section II.1, which shall take effect in the next fiscal year after the date of passage.
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« Reply #542 on: February 23, 2023, 02:51:47 PM »

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Keep the Market Fair Act

SENATE BILL

To increase worker representation and ensure wage fairness

Be it enacted,


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Section I: Repeal

1. F.L. 36-04/SB 109-03 Keep the Market Free Act is hereby repealed.

Section II: Reform

1. F.L. 35-17/SB 108-06 Worker Representation Act shall be amended as follows:

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1. Not less than three-fifths two-fifths of the directors of a corporation, LLC, or for-profit company shall be elected by the employees of the corporation using an election process. A director elected by the employees shall have the same rights and powers and shall be subject to the same duties and responsibilities as a director elected by the stockholders. This rule is not applicable to worker cooperatives, worker-owned enterprises, or any company in the process of transitioning to a worker cooperative or worker-owned enterprise.

Section III: Implementation

1. This act takes effect immediately.
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« Reply #543 on: February 23, 2023, 02:55:50 PM »

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Senate Resolution
To Defend the Republic

Be It Resolved in the Atlasian Senate Assembled, that upon ratification by 2/3rds of the Regions, the Fifth Constitution of Atlasia shall be amended as follows:

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The Republic of Atlasia is a perpetual and indestructible Union. The Union of the Regions, and of the States, is vital and unbreakable. No region shall secede from this Republic. but by a 3/4 vote of the citizens thereof, nor shall any No region, state, or other entity shall declare itself outside the jurisdiction of this Constitution. so long as it remains party to this Union. Atlasia shall not recognize the legitimacy of any referendum, vote, or executive order, past or present, that seeks to dissolve or withdraw from the Union.
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« Reply #544 on: February 23, 2023, 03:01:58 PM »

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AN ACT
To nationalize the steel industry

Be it enacted by the Senate of the Republic of Atlasia

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Section 1. Title

This legislation may be cited as the Atlasian Steel Act.

Section 2. Nationalization

1. All steel manufacturers are brought into public ownership immediately upon passage of this act and shall be placed under the control of an Atlasian Steel Authority.

2. To complete the undertaking as outlined above, the Republic of Atlasia shall establish an Atlasian Steel Authority (hereafter ASA) which shall be comprised of all former privately-held steel companies and shall hold a legal monopoly in these sectors.

3. The purpose of the aforementioned ASA shall be the economization of operations and the modernization of production methods to raise safety and efficiency standards across the country, as well as provide steel at a low cost, prevent competitive waste, and co-ordinate research and development in those sectors.

4. The government of the ASA shall be federal and cooperative. In each region will be established a regional steel authority under a board of directors composed of representatives of labor, the consumers, security, and the environment. The number of labor directors shall be four, and the number of directors for all other constituencies shall be two. Each regional authority will elect five representatives to the national board of directors. Two of the national directors elected by each regional authority shall represent labor, and one each shall represent the consumers, security, and the environment.
 
5. The labor directors shall be chosen by a vote of the steel workers; the consumer directors by a vote of the regional legislature, the security and environment directors by the regional executive at the regional level and by the president at the federal level.

6. The term of a Board director shall be four years.

7. The President shall appoint a Chair of the ASA Board of Directors who shall have no vote unless they are equally divided. The Chair shall serve a four year term.

8. All persons owning any of the aforementioned industry brought into public ownership shall be fairly compensated for the sale of said industries to the Republic of Atlasia.


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« Reply #545 on: February 23, 2023, 03:05:24 PM »

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AN ACT
To nationalize the steel industry

Be it enacted by the Senate of the Republic of Atlasia

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Section 1. Title

This legislation may be cited as the Atlasian Steel Act.

Section 2. Nationalization

1. All steel manufacturers are brought into public ownership immediately upon passage of this act and shall be placed under the control of an Atlasian Steel Authority.

2. To complete the undertaking as outlined above, the Republic of Atlasia shall establish an Atlasian Steel Authority (hereafter ASA) which shall be comprised of all former privately-held steel companies and shall hold a legal monopoly in these sectors.

3. The purpose of the aforementioned ASA shall be the economization of operations and the modernization of production methods to raise safety and efficiency standards across the country, as well as provide steel at a low cost, prevent competitive waste, and co-ordinate research and development in those sectors.

4. The government of the ASA shall be federal and cooperative. In each region will be established a regional steel authority under a board of directors composed of representatives of labor, the consumers, security, and the environment. The number of labor directors shall be four, and the number of directors for all other constituencies shall be two. Each regional authority will elect five representatives to the national board of directors. Two of the national directors elected by each regional authority shall represent labor, and one each shall represent the consumers, security, and the environment.
 
5. The labor directors shall be chosen by a vote of the steel workers; the consumer directors by a vote of the regional legislature, the security and environment directors by the regional executive at the regional level and by the president at the federal level.

6. The term of a Board director shall be four years.

7. The President shall appoint a Chair of the ASA Board of Directors who shall have no vote unless they are equally divided. The Chair shall serve a four year term.

8. All persons owning any of the aforementioned industry brought into public ownership shall be fairly compensated for the sale of said industries to the Republic of Atlasia.


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« Reply #546 on: February 23, 2023, 03:07:06 PM »

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TAX BRACKET CONSOLIDATION ACT

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1. Beginning in tax year 2024 the federal tax brackets shall adjusted as follows:

$210K - $413K $425K  (38%)

$413K - $441K  (45%)   

 $441K+ $425K+       (50%) 
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« Reply #547 on: February 23, 2023, 03:29:01 PM »

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UNSAFE BUG MEAT REGULATION ACT

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1. As used in this act, insect-based food product means any food product produced, marketed, or sold for human consumption.

2. It shall be a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of no more than $10,000.00 and disgorgement of profits for any person in interregional commerce to sell, manufacture for sale, import for sale, or advertise for sale, any insect-based food product intended for human consumption, unless such product contains upon its exterior packaging a warning label informing purchasers that such cosmetic "contains insects that may cause severe allergic reactions and anaphylactic shock.".

4. This act shall take effect 120 days after the date of passage.
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« Reply #548 on: February 23, 2023, 03:43:41 PM »

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PAWS NEED CLAWS ACT


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1. No person, licensed professional or otherwise, operating in interstate commerce shall perform or advertise the performance of a partial or complete onychectomy (declawing), phalangectomy, or tendonectomy procedure by any means on a cat in Atlasia, except when necessary for a therapeutic purpose.

2. For the purposes of this act, the term "therapeutic purpose" means the necessity to address the medical condition of the animal, such as an existing or recurring illness, infection, disease, injury, or abnormal condition in the claw that compromises the animal's health. The term “therapeutic purpose” does not include cosmetic or aesthetic reasons or reasons of convenience in keeping or handling the animal.

3. This act shall take effect thirty (30) days after passage.

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Authorship Statement: This bill was not written with the assistance of ChatGPT or other A.I.
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« Reply #549 on: February 23, 2023, 03:47:08 PM »

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Reproductive Care Act of 2023

Senate Bill
to provide protection for women's healthcare and codify legal precedent

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Section I: Name

1. This Act shall be called the Reproductive Care Act of 2023.

Section II: Resolution

1. We resolve -

a. Access to reproductive care is a fundamental right for all citizens of the Republic of Atlasia.
b. Termination of a pregnancy is a substantially private and personal decision.
c. Sensitive healthcare procedures ought to be made with proper physical and psychiatric healthcare considerations
d. Any sensitive healthcare procedure directly or tangentially related to pregnancy termination ought to be regulated, standardized, and protected.
e. Regions shall have the right to enact laws that regulate the practice and administration of pregnancy termination.
f. Reproductive care be provided to mothers who opt to carry a pregnancy to term, including all medically necessary pre and postpartum care.

Section III: Rights

1. It shall be unlawful for any regional, local, or national subdivision thereof, to ban pregnancy termination procedures prior to twenty (20) gestational weeks of a pregnancy.

2. Any regional, local, or national subdivision thereof, may enact statute that -
a. Restricts, bans, or otherwise regulates access to pregnancy termination services on or past twenty (20) gestational weeks of a pregnancy.

Section IV: Implementation

1. This act shall take effect on January 1st, 2024.
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