Here are the bills!! Session 1 is bills 101-110, and Session 2 is bills 201-211. Please copy the bills, research the ones you'd like to speak on. Then put them in a binder and bring them on Monday, March 12th.

JV AM SESSION:

A Bill to Reduce Presidential & Congressional Salaries
JV Bill 101
Sponsor: Sen. David Helton

Section 1: Be it enacted that the United States of America will reduce the presidential and congressional salaries by 10%. All monies saved from this reduction will be placed in an account to assure no future government shut-downs.
Section 2: Congressional will be defined as members of the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives.
Section 3: This bill will be enforced by the President, Congress and the Congressional Budget Office
Section 4: There is no funding necessary as this bill is purely legislative.
Section 5: This bill will go into effect immediately upon passing.
Section 6: All laws in conflict with this bill will be declared null and void.

A Bill to Teach Evolution as a Theory
JV Bill 102
Sponsor: Sen. Cameron Rodewald

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Student Congress here assembled that in the state of Tennessee evolution be taught as a theory rather than fact. Changes will be made to the public school's curriculum as needed.
Section 2. Evolution is defined as a theory that all life originated from lower life forms, mutating into higher life forms over time.
Section 3. This bill will be enforced by the Tennessee Department of Education.
Section 4. This bill will be funded by the Tennessee Department of Education.
Section 5. This bill will come into effect three months after passage.
Section 6: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.

A Bill to Lower Imported Goods from China
JV Bill 103
Sponsor: Sen. Enoch Rentschler

Be it enacted by the Student Congress here assembled that:
Section 1: The United States Federal Government lower imports from China to equal the amount of exports from the US to China.
Section 2: Definitions: imports-goods brought into the country,
exports-goods sent to other countries.
Section 3: No funding necessary to enact this plan.
Section 4: This will be enforced by the US Customs and Border Protection Agency.
Section 5: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.

A Bill to Defund Private Reproductive Service Organizations/Businesses
JV Bill 104
Sponsor: Sen. Megan Lemmon

Section 1: Be it enacted that the United States Federal Government should defund private reproductive services
Section 2: Private Reproductive Services: Any business or nonprofit organization advocating or dispensing abortifacient contraceptives or in-clinic abortion.
Section 3: Enforced by the Department of Justice
Section 4: This bill will go into effect immediately upon passing.
Section 5: All laws in conflict of this bill will be declared null and void.

A Bill to Mandate Seat Belts in School Vehicles
JV Bill 105
Sponsor: Sen. Lily Kate Tant

SECTION 1: Be it enacted that the TN State Government should mandate seat belts in all public and private school transport vehicles to comply with state law.
SECTION 2: School transport vehicles are defined as any street legal mode of transportation to and from the school other than walking, cycling, skating, etc. in other words, automobiles.
SECTION 3: Enforcement. Shall be enforced and funded by the TN State Department of Traffic and Safety.
SECTION 4: Funding will come from the TN State Budget.
SECTION 5: This bill will go into effect on April 15th, 2014.
SECTION 6: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.

A Bill Regarding Exotic Prey Animals
JV Bill 106
Sponsor: Sen. Ashley Chord

Section 1: This bill will allow persons to own exotic prey animals without the need of an exotic animal license
Section 2: Definitions:
A. Exotic prey animals: Animals in which are found outside of the USA and are hunted by predator animals
B. License: A permit to acquire these exotic animals
C. Persons: US citizens
Section 3: No funding is needed for this bill
Section 4: The US Department of Game and Wildlife will help enforce this bill
Section 5: All other laws and parts of laws are hereby declared null and void

A Bill to Ban Artificial Food Dyes in Food
JV Bill 107
Sponsor: Josiah Russell

Be it Enacted by the Student Congress here assembled that

Section 1: Artificial food dyes shall be banned in the United States of America.
Section 2: Definitions: Artificial Food Dye is food coloring is also known as artificial color. It is added to food and drinks to create a specific appearance.
Section 3: This bill will be enforced the the FDA.
Section 4: Companies found using artificial food dyes will be fined one thousand dollars per offender and that money will go towards enforcement.
Section 5: This Bill will be enforced one year after passing. All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.

A Bill to Illuminate License Plates
JV Bill 108
Sponsor: OPEN

SECTION 1: Be it enacted by the Student Congress here assembled that all motor vehicles that are factory-equipped to illuminate the registration plate, the registration plate shall be illuminated at all times.
SECTION 2: This act shall take effect July 1, 2018, the public welfare requiring it, and shall apply to any violations occurring on or after such date.
SECTION 3: No funding is necessary for this bill.
SECTION 4: All laws in conflict with this legislation are hereby declared null and void.

A Bill to Suspend Growth of Genetically Modified Corn in the State of Tennessee
JV Bill 109
Sponsor: OPEN

SECTION 1: Be it enacted that no genetically modified corn shall be planted and harvested for resale from farms larger than two acres in the state of Tennessee.
SECTION 2: Genetically modified corn is defined as seed having had specific changes introduced into their DNA by genetic engineering techniques. Farm is defined as land owned, planted and harvested.
SECTION 3: Random testing will be done by the Tennessee Department of
Agriculture Regulatory Services for GMO corn of farms larger than two acres. Those farms found to have GMO corn growing in the first five years after enactment must pay $1000 per acre of GMO corn found on farm owners property. Those farms found to GMO corn growing from year six to year ten after enactment will have their entire crop destroyed plus a penalty of $2000/acre. No farm owner would be allowed more than two acres of GMO corn total between all farmland owned per every 3 years.
SECTION 4: This bill will go into effect on June 1, 2018 following the passage this bill.
SECTION 5: All laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.

A Bill to Require U.S. Citizenship to Enter or Work at a Polling Place
JV Bill 110
Sponsor: OPEN

SECTION 1: Be it enacted that only citizens of the United States may be admitted to a polling place during elections.
SECTION 2: All appointed poll watchers must be citizens of the United States and must have reached the age of twenty-one (21) by election. day.
SECTION 3: This bill will take effect immediately following its passage.
SECTION 4: All laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.

A Bill to Abolish Tennessee State Fishing Fees
JV Bill 111
Sponsor: OPEN

SECTION 1: Be it enacted that the Tennessee State Fishing Fee be abolished.
SECTION 2: This bill will go into effect immediately.
SECTION 3: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.

JV PM SESSION:

A Bill to Change Daylight Savings Time
JV Bill 201
Sponsor: Sen. Ann Helton

Section 1: Be it enacted that in the United States of America Daylight Savings time will be observed year round.
Section 2: Daylight Savings will be defined as time usually one hour ahead of standard time.
Section 3: No funding will be needed it is simply legislative. If any unforeseen cost arise the money will be taken from the budget of Plant Parenthood.
Section 4: This bill will be enforced by the President, Congress and the Department of Transportation.
Section 5: This bill will come into effect the fall of 2018 on the first Sunday of November
Section 6: All laws in conflict with this bill will be declared null and void.

A Bill to Lower the Use of Jails
JV Bill 202
Sponsored: Sen. Enoch Rentschler

Be it Enacted By the Student Congress here assembled that:
Section 1: We lower the use of jails in Tennessee and use other types of punishment.
Section 2: Definitions: Jails is defined as any correction facility at city, county or state level.
Section 3: This will be enforced by all levels of law enforcement including the courts.
Section 4: No funding needed.
Section 5: This bill will go into effect upon passing. All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill will be considered null and void.

A Bill to Ban Bump-fire Stock
JV Bill 203
Sponsor: Sen. David Helton

Section 1: Be it enacted that the United States of America will ban all bump-fire stock.
Section 2: A bump stock, also called a bump-fire stock, is an attachment that makes a semi-automatic weapon — like an AR-15 rifle — shoot nearly as fast as fully-automatic machine guns. (http://fortune.com)
Section 3: This bill will be enforced by the President, Congress, Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice
Section 4: There is no funding necessary as this bill is purely legislative.
Section 5: This bill will go into effect within 30 days of passage when all sellers and owners of bump-stocks must turn them in to the Department of Homeland Security.
Section 6: All laws in conflict with this bill will be declared null and void.

A Bill to Limit Smartphone Use
JV Bill 204
Sponsor: Sen. Lily Kate Tant

Be it Enacted by the Student Congress here assembled that
SECTION 1: A person must be 16 years of age to use a smart phone
SECTION 2: A smart phone is defined as any phone that allows access to the internet
SECTION 3: No funding is needed
SECTION 4: This bill will go into effect April 1, 2018
SECTION 5: All laws in conflict with this bill will be declared null and void.

A Bill to Require Public School Uniforms
JV Bill 205
Sponsor: Sen. Lauren Van Alphen
Section 1: Be it enacted that public school students should be required to wear uniforms. Students violating the FDC will receive a demerit through the FDC. The DOE will supply one uniform per student per school year.
Section 2: Definitions:
A. FDC: federal dress code
B. Demerit: negative mark on your school record and it is under designation of each or vice president of the school.
C. Uniforms: A collared shirt with school logo a pair of khaki shorts mid knee or longer.
D. DOE: Department of Education
Section 3: Funding for this supply over all levels will come from the FDC
Section 4: This bill will be enforced by the department of FDC
Section 5: This bill will be affected after a few warnings
Section 6: All parts of the laws in conflict with this bill are here by null and void

A Bill to Limit Senators Years of Service to Eight Years
JV Bill 206
Sponsor: OPEN

SECTION 1: Be it enact that all senators will be allowed to serve only 2 terms max.
SECTION 2: A term will be defined as the time or period through which something lasts in this case 4 years.
SECTION 3: This bill will be enforced by the Federal Government.
SECTION 4: This bill will be enact by November 1, 2018.
SECTION 5: All laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.

A Bill to Reduce the National Debt by Reducing All Welfare Programs
JV Bill 207
Sponsor: OPEN

SECTION 1: Be it enacted by the Student Congress here assembled that because in 2011, the Federal Government spent over 1 trillion dollars on welfare programs, they shall reduce the amount spent on welfare.
SECTION 2: Debt is defined as an amount owed for funds borrowed.
SECTION 3: This bill will come into effect immediately upon passing.
SECTION 4: All laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.

A Resolution on Health & Milk
JV Bill 208
Sponsor: OPEN

WHEREAS, most Americans do not drink enough milk to get the minimum daily requirements as set by the USDA , and;
WHEREAS, The USDA guidelines are that the following amount of milk (or related dairy products) be consumed each day: 2-3 years old - 2 cups; 4-8 years old – 21/2 cups; 8 years old and older - 3 cups , and;
WHEREAS, if people don't drink enough milk, they may suffer health problems, such as osteoporosis ,
therefore, BE IT RESOLVED that all Americans who are not lactose-intolerant should daily drink the amount of milk recommended by the USDA.

A Bill to Stop the Production of Pennies in 2018
JV Bill 209
Sppnsor: OPEN

SECTION 1: Be it enacted by the Student Congress here assembled that the
U.S. Mint shall cease to produce the 1-cent coin commonly called the penny.
While the end of the minting of pennies is currently scheduled for 2020,
stopping at the earliest possible date will be beneficial to our country.
SECTION 2: This law will be administered through the U.S. Department of Treasury.
SECTION 3:This bill will go into effect July 1st, 2018.
SECTION 4: All bills in conflict with this bill will become null and void.

A Bill to Protect American Soil
JV Bill 210
Sponsor: OPEN

Be it enacted by the Student Congress here assembled that:
Section 1: The National Park service and all National Parks shall be abolished
Section 2: the land shall be divided into tracts of 2000 acres and any Parks that will not evenly divide into 2000 acre sections shall be divided as far as possible into those 2000 acre sections and the remaining amount shall be considered a tract. These tract shall be sold to the highest bidder
Section 3: Only U.S. Citizens shall be eligible to buy these tracts of land.
Section 4: This bill shall take effect immediately upon its passing
Section 6: This bill shall be enforced by the President of the United States
Section 7: All laws in conflict with this bill shall be declared null and void

A Bill Concerning Oath of Office
JV Bill 211
Sponsor: OPEN

SECTION 1: Be it enacted by the Student Congress here assembled that all elected officials and appointed judges of the United States Government must take their oath of office on the Holy Bible.
SECTION 2: This law will go into effect upon passage.
SECTION 3: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill shall be considered null and void

A Bill to Ban MSG, a Food Additive
JV Bill 212
Sponsor: OPEN

SECTION 1: Be it enacted by the Student Congress here assembled that MSG, a food additive, shall not be added to food anymore.
SECTION 2: This bill will take effect on April 9, 2012.
SECTION 3: It will be enforced by the FDA.
SECTION 4: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.

A Bill to Abolish Tennessee State Fishing Fees
JV Bill 213
Sponsor: OPEN

SECTION 1: Be it enacted that the Tennessee State Fishing Fee be abolished.
SECTION 2: This bill will go into effect immediately.
SECTION 3: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.