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, April 3 rd.

Session 1

A bill to abolish Tennessee State Fishing Fees
JVSC Bill 101
Sponsor Rep. Jacob Loayza

SECTION 1: Be it enacted that the Tennessee State Fishing Fee be abolished.

SECTION 2: This bill will go into effect immediately.

SECTION 3: No funding needed

SECTION 4: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.

A bill to limit guns or knives on private property
JVSC Bill 102

Sponsored by Representatives Mia Rodewald or Anna Salmon

Section 1: Be it enacted that you can’t bring guns or knives on private property without the owner’s permission.

Section 2: Private property will be defined as property that is owned by someone who is not the government.
A gun will be defined as anything that shoots a metal bullet.
A knife an instrument composed of a blade fixed into a handle, used for cutting or as a weapon.

Section 3: This bill will be enforced by the local police department.

Section 4: No extra funding needed for this bill.

Section 5: This bill will be in action 30 days after passed.

Section 6: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.

A Bill Concerning Illegal Immigrants
JVSC Bill 103
Open for Sponsorship

SECTION 1: Be it enacted that illegal immigrants who come to the state of Tennessee will not be allowed to receive welfare and will be required to pay taxes.

SECTION 2: The Tennessee Department of Immigration will enforce this bill.

SECTION 3: This bill will go into effect immediately upon passing.

SECTION 4: All laws in conflict with this legislation are hereby declared null and void.

A Bill to ban Mercury in Vaccines and Drugs in Tennessee
JVSC 104
Sponsored by Representative Enoch Rentschler
Section 1: Be It Enacted by the Student Congress here assembled that a ban be placed on the manufacturing, selling, or administering of all vaccines or drugs that contain any form of mercury, Thimerisol being one. Anyone caught will be subject to all damages they may have caused to those they harmed by continuing to manufacture, sell, or administer mercury in vaccines and other drugs. They will also lose their license to practice in the state of TN.
Section 2: “Manufacturing” shall be defined as making vaccines.
“Selling” shall be defined as trading in an effort to make a profit.
“Administering” shall be defined as giving in the form of a shot or medicine to another person by doctors, nurses, or other medical professionals.
Section 3: No funding needed.
Section 4: This shall be enforced by the TN Department of Health.
Section 5: This bill will go into effect May 1, 2017.
Section 6: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill will be null and void.

A bill to abolish day light savings time in Tennessee
JVSC Bill 105
Open for Sponsorship

SECTION 1: Be it enacted that the state of Tennessee will not, nor its
residents nor businesses observe daylight savings time.

SECTION 2: Daylight savings time is defined as the practice of setting
the clock forward by one hour on the second Sunday of March
and setting the clock back one hour on the first Sunday of
November.

SECTION 3: This bill will be enforced by the State of Tennessee

SECTION 4: This bill will go into effect at the next daylight savings
time clock change after passage of the bill.

SECTION 5: All laws in conflict with this bill will be declared null
and void.

A Bill to Ban Texting While Driving in Tennessee
JVSC Bill 106

Open for Sponsorship

Be it enacted by the student congress here assembled that:

Section 1: No person may text while driving a motor vehicle.

Section 2: Motor Vehicle - Includes an automobile, truck, motorcycle, or any other vehicle designed for running on land. Texting - exchange of brief written messages between cell phones.

Section 3: The local police department will enforce this policy.

Section 4: This bill will go into effect immediately upon its passage.

Section 5: All laws in conflict with this bill will be considered null and void.

A bill to allow for the selling of raw milk
JVSC Bill 107

Open for Sponsorship
Section 1: Be It Enacted by the Student Congress here assembled that the selling of raw dairy products be allowed in the state of Tennessee. The sales can take place on the farm at which the dairy cows are residing. It is mandatory that the individual has a business license to be allowed to sell raw dairy products. After the dairy product has changed hands one time, the original dairy seller cannot be held responsible for any illness that befalls the person to whom the second set of hands belongs. Anyone found selling milk without a business license can be sentenced up to one year in jail with a fine of up to $600.00.
Section 2: Raw dairy products will be defined as dairy products that have not gone through the USDA approved pasteurization process. Dairy products will be defined as cheese, milk, yogurt, cream cheese, certain chocolates, ice cream, etc.
Section 3: This bill will be enforced by the Tennessee Department of Agriculture.
Section 4: This bill will go into effect January of 2018.
Section 5: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.

A Bill for Freedom on Your own Property
JVSC Bill 108
Open for Sponsorship

Section 1: Be it enacted by the Student Congress here assembled that property owners be allowed to burn cardboard and paper on their own property in wet seasons of the year when permits are given. This will help to keep the amount of garbage lower in our landfills as well as being more convenient to the landowner.
Section 2: There is no funding needed.
Section 3: This will be enforced by the Tennessee Forestry Dept.
Section 4: This will be enacted 30 days after passage.
Section 5: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill will be considered null and void.

A Bill to Repeal Tennessee’s Call for a Constitutional Convention
JVSC Bill 109
Open for Sponsorship

Section 1: Be It Enacted by the Student Congress here assembled that Tennessee repeals its call for a Constitutional Convention.
Section 2: This shall be enacted by the State Senators and Representatives along with the Governor.
Section 3: This shall be enacted immediately after passage.
Section 4: No funding is needed.
Section 5: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill shall be considered null and void.

A Bill to Increase Safety for Roller Coasters
JVSC Bill 110

Sponsored by Anna Salmon

Section 1: Be it enacted by THE STUDENT CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED that when a person gets injured/killed while riding a roller coaster that the government check to see if the roller coaster meets the safety standards. $10,000 fine if it does not.

Section 2: Roller coaster will be defined as any ride that is inside of an amusement park.
Amusement park will be defined as: a commercially operated park having various devices for entertainment (such as a merry-go-round and roller coaster) and usually booths for the sale of food and drink.

Section 3: This bill will be enforced by the Tennessee State Government.

Section 4: This bill does not need funding.

Section 5: This bill will go into effect 30 days after passage.

Section 6: All bills of parts of bills in conflict will hereby be declared null and void.

Session 2
A bill to decrease immorality in the military
JVSC Bill 201
Sponsor Representative Jacob Lokietek
Section 1 Be it enacted by the student congress here assembled that soldiers may go against their current officers orders if they are immoral and/or unconstitutional.
Section 2 This bill will be enforced by the president.
Section 3. This bill will come into effect January 1, 2018
Section 4. All laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.

A Bill to Limit Federal Spending
JVSC Bill 202
Sponsored by Representative Cameron Rodewald

Sec 1. Be it enacted that the federal government cannot spend any money on programs that are not legitimate federal functions, or not acquire any more debt. If Congress violates this law, the senator or representative responsible will receive citation with a $250.00 fine per offense.

Sec 2. Legitimate federal functions - issues that benefit the whole country and which lay beyond the power of the states.
Citation - a notice to appear in court due to the probable commission of violating this law.
Sec 3. No extra funding needed for this legislation.

Sec 4. This bill will be enforced by the Department of Treasury, and when necessary, the Washington, DC local law enforcement.

Sec 5. This bill will come into effect 30 days after passed.

Sec 6. All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.

A bill to ban all GMOs
JVSC Bill 203

Sponsored by Representative Bethany Ward

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Student Congress here assembled that all GMOs are to be banned.

2. GMOs are defined as genetically modified organisms.
3. Enforcement: the United States Food and Drug Administration
4. Funding: this bill requires no funding.
5. This bill will come into effect one year after this bill's passage to allow for companies to change their recipes.
6. All previous laws that come in conflict with this bill are declared null and void.

A bill to ban imported fruit treated with calcium carbide
JVSC 204

Sponsored by Representative David Helton

BE IT ENACTED the United States will no longer import fruit that has been treated with calcium carbide to artificially ripen the fruit.
Section 2: Ripening will be defined at the process by which fruits attain their desirable flavor, quality, color, palatable nature and other textural properties.
Section 3: This bill will go into effect immediately upon passing.
Section 4: All bills in conflict with this one will be null and void upon passage.

A Bill to Declare Dinosaurs Endangered Instead of Extinct
JVSC 205

Sponsored by Representative Andrew Salmon

Section 1: BE IT ENACTED BY THE STUDENT CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED that dinosaurs be listed under the Endangered Species Act as an endangered species.

Section 2: Dinosaurs will be defined as any of various terrestrial reptiles of the orders Saurischia and Ornithischia including both carnivores and herbivores and often reaching a gigantic size and any of various other large extinct reptiles, such as an ichthyosaur.

Section 3: The enforcement for this bill will be by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries Service, and the Environmental Protection Agency

Section 4: No funding is necessary.

Section 5: This bill will come into effect on the date of passage.

Section 6: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with bill are hereby declared null and void.

A bill to create a National fruit
JVSC Bill 206
Sponsored by Representative Anne Helton

BE IT ENACTED that the United States should vote on a National Fruit.

Section 2: Fruit will be defined as the edible part of a plant developed from a flower, with any accessorytissues, as the peach, mulberry, or banana.
Section 3. Upon passing this bill, the vote for National Fruit will occur at the same time the next presidential vote occurs.
Section 4: All bills in conflict with this bill will be considered null and void after passed.

A Bill to Legalize Melting Pennies
JVSC Bill 207
Sponsored by Representative Enoch Rentschler

Section 1: Be It Enacted by the Student Congress here assembled that it be legal to melt down pennies.
Section 2: This bill needs no funding.
Section 3: This bill would go into effect by July 31, 2017.
Section 4: This bill needs no enforcement.
Section 5: Any law or parts of laws that conflict with this bill will be considered null and void after its passage.

A Bill for NASA to Continue Space Missions
JVSC Bill 208

Sponsored by Representative Andrew Salmon

Section 1: BE IT ENACTED BY THE STUDENT CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED that the National Aeronautics and Space Administration continue manned space exploration. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration must begin work on the next space mission one month after the date of passage.

Section 2: Manned space exploration is the investigation of the reaches of the universe beyond Earth's atmosphere and the use of the information so gained to increase knowledge of the cosmos and benefit humanity by means of a spacecraft which has a human crew.

Section 3: This bill will be enforced by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Section 4: Funding will come through the money that was previously used for manned space missions by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. If any other funding is necessary it will come through the United States Federal Government’s general budget.

Section 5: This bill will go into effect on January 1, 2018.

Section 6: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.

A bill to make USA safer
JVSC Bill 209

Sponsored by Representative Benjamin Ward
BE IT ENACTED that a civilian will not be allowed to have ammunition in an airport.

Section 2:Ammunition is defined as bullets, shells, etc.
Section 3:Enforcement: This bill will be enforced by the airport security system already in place.
Section 4:Funding: there will be no extra funding needed.
Section 5: This bill will come into effect immediately after this bill’s passage.
Section 6:All previous laws that come in conflict with this bill are declared null and void.

A Bill to Ban all Women from Combat Positions in the US Military
JVSC Bill 210
Open for Sponsorship

Section 1: Be It Enacted by the Student Congress here assembled that the US Military remove and ban all women from combat positions. This will apply to all branches of the US Military including the Marine Corps and special operations forces such as the Navy Seals and Green Berets. Any women currently in those positions will be given a choice of a different position or honorable discharge.
Section 2: Women will be defined as those designated as female on their birth certificate.
Section 3: No funding needed.
Section 4: This will be enforced by all military branches.
Section 5: This bill will go into effect on July 1, 2017.
Section 6: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this law will be considered null and void.

A bill to impeach Donald Trump
JVSC Bill 211
Sponsor Representative Jacob Loayza

Section 1. Be it enacted by the student congress here assembled that Donald Trump will become impeached from presidency and that Mike Pence, current vice-president, would become president in his place.

Section 2. President will be defined as: Person that is the executive branch of the United States government. Vice-president will be defined as: the person in the government that would be president if the current president should die or resign.

Section 3. This bill will be enforced by the legislative branch of the government of the United States of America.

Section 4. This bill will be enforced as soon as it is passed.

Section 5. All bills in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.