Here are the bills! The first 11 are for the first session, the next 11 are for the second session, and the last 11 are for the Final session on Tuesday. Please print them out--research--and bring them and your research notes with you in a binder on Monday morning, April 3 rd.

A Bill to Remove Marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act
HB 101
Sponsored by Representative Braeden Farley
Section 1: BE IT ENACTED THAT marijuana shall be removed from all schedules of controlled substances under the Controlled Substances Act.
Section 2: The term “marijuana” means all parts of the plant Cannabis sativa L., whether growing or not; the seeds thereof; the resin extracted from any part of such plant; and every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of such plant, its seeds or resin.
Section 3: No funding is required for the implementation of this bill.
Section 4: This Bill shall be enforced by the Drug Enforcement Agency.
Section 5: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.

A Bill to Identify the Guilty and Free the Innocent
HB 102
Sponsored By Representative Ruby Bartilson

Section 1 - Be it enacted that the United States Department of Justice improve forensic investigations by using DNA samples to prove guilt or innocence. Rapid DNA analyzers will be supplied to all state law enforcement offices, in dense population cities. For cities that have a population exceeding 100,000 will be allotted one machine; for every 300,000 people added to the city, they will be awarded one more machine. If states feel the need for another machine, they will have to ability to apply for another machine, and the Department of Defense will distribute if deemed necessary. Rapid DNA analyzers will be supplied to all federal law enforcement agencies.
Section 2 – Dense population cities will be defined as any city with over 100,000 inhabitants. Forensic Investigations will be defined as a practice of lawfully establishing evidence and facts that are to be presented in a court of law. Rapid DNA Analyzer will be defined as a machine with the ability to process DNA in 90 minutes or less. CODIS will be defined as the data base known as the Combined DNA Index System. Government law enforcement agencies will be defined as government agency responsible for the enforcement of the laws, including the FBI, CIA, and any dense population cities law enforcement agency.
Section 3 – This bill will be funded by the Department of Justice Any additional wanted machines will be funded by each individual office or state.
Section 4 – This bill will be enforced and funded by the Department of Justice.
Section 5 - All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.

A Bill to Ban Women in Combat
HB 103
Open for Sponsorship

Section 1: Be It Enacted by the Student Congress here assembled that the US Department of Defense negate all policies which allow women to serve in 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 Resolution to Promote the Security of the United States
HR 104
Sponsored by Representative Luke Litz

WHEREAS, the United States has experienced a lot of leaking of classified information over the past decade;
And WHEREAS, the leaking of this classified information is damaging to the national security of the United States;
And WHEREAS, most of this classified information was leaked to WikiLeaks, who then put it in the public domain;
And WHEREAS, WikiLeaks continues to leak classified information into the public domain that hurts the national security of the United States;
And WHEREAS, the founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange should be held responsible for the illegal actions of his company;
And WHEREAS, Ecuador has given Mr. Assange political asylum to keep him from being brought to justice in the United States;
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THIS STUDENT CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED that the United States should pressure Ecuador to hand over Mr. Assange to the U.S. for justice.

A Bill to exempt Kombucha from any excise taxes and regulations imposed on alcoholic beverages.
HB 105
Sponsored by Representative Jonathan Helton

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Student Congress here assembled that the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to ensure that kombucha is exempt from any excise taxes and regulations imposed on alcoholic beverages.
This Act may be cited as the “Keeping Our Manufacturers from Being Unfairly taxed while Championing Health Act” or “KOMBUCHA”.
SECTION 2. Exception From Definition Of Brewer.—Subsection (d) of section 5052 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended to read as follows:
Brewer - means any person who brews beer or produces beer for sale. The term ‘brewer’ shall not include any person who— produces only beer exempt from tax under subsection (e) of section 5053, or produces only kombucha exempt from tax under subsection (i) of such section.”. Exemption From Tax.—Section 5053 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended— by redesignating subsection (i) as subsection (j), and by inserting after subsection (h) the following new subsection:
Production Of Kombucha.—Subject to regulation prescribed by the Secretary, any person may, without payment of tax, produce kombucha for consumption or sale. The term ‘kombucha’ means a beverage which— is fermented solely by a symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast, contains not more than 1.25 percent of alcohol by volume, is sold or offered for sale as kombucha, and is derived from—sugar, malt or malt substitute, tea, or coffee, and not more than 20 percent other wholesome ingredients.

This bill is one that was actually written and sponsored by Rep. Jared Polis, D-CO with a few modifications to fit our student event.

A Resolution to Provide a Path for Secession
HR 106

Sponsored by Representative Maddie Farley

WHEREAS the Declaration of Independence declares that the people have a right to form a new government if a government becomes destructive of its ends;

AND WHEREAS the Founders provided no way for the people of the United States to do this legally;

AND WHEREAS when it has been attempted, war has ensued and the attempt has been suppressed;

BE IT RESOLVED THAT a new amendment shall be added to the United States Constitution, to provide a legal path to form a new government, which shall read as follows:

A State may secede from the Union upon the application of two-thirds of the members of each of the houses of its legislature, with the assent of the Governor, to Congress, whereupon Congress and the President shall dissolve all political bonds and authority over the respective state.

A bill to educate high school student on basic life skills
HB 107

Sponsored by Representative Caitlyn Ward

Section 1. BE IT ENACTED that all public high schools in the U.S.A will have an elective class that allows junior and senior students to learn basic life skills such as how to do your taxes, how to change a tire, how to change a fire alarm battery etc.

Section 2. Enforcement: USDE (the us department of education)
Section 3. Funding: Existing funding for elective classes
Section 4. Timing: This bill will come into effect immediately after this bill's passage
Section 5: All previous laws in conflict with this bill will be declared null and void.

A bill to fine churches for harboring illegal immigrants
HB 108
Sponsored by Representative Eleanor Israel

Section 1: BE IT ENACTED that any church found harboring illegal alien immigrant(s) shall be fined $500.00 for the first incident and double that amount for each subsequent incident.

Section 2: Church shall be defined as any religious organization that meets regularly.
Section 3: Enforcement will be through local and state police departments

Section 4: No funding will be necessary, but any incidental expenses should be covered by normal means.
Section 5: This law will take effect immediately after being passed and signed.
Section 6: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this law are hereby declared null and void.

A Bill to withdraw all US Troops
Sponsored by Representative Asa J. Rentschler
Section 1: BE IT ENACTED that all troops that are deployed in any place that is not part of the United States or one of its territories shall hereby be brought back to the US. No more troops shall be deployed on foreign soil unless it is by treaty with the government of that country.
Section 2: This bill will be enforced by Congress and the President.
Section 3: Funding for this bill will come from the budget of the Department of Defense if needed.
Section 4: This bill will go into effect January 10, 2018.
Section 5: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.

* A bill to regulate BLV prevalence in USDA Dairies
HB 110
Sponsored by Representative Ashley Mueller

*Section 1: BE IT ENACTED by the student congress here assembled that all United States Department of Agriculture certified dairy farms will enact a management program of Bovine Leukosis Virus infected cattle. This program will include annual mandatory testing of all bovines on USDA dairy facilities. Positive bovines shall be culled within 30 days of test results.
If a USDA approved dairy is selling products knowingly for human consumption with the BLV retrovirus present, the dairy shall lose its USDA status and be required to pay a fine of $10,000.
Section 2: Definitions: USDA recognized dairy farms shall be defined as: any dairy farm that is recognized by the USDA and either sells FDA approved products for human consumption or receives government aid.
Section 3: This bill shall go into effect upon January 1st, 2018.
Section 4: The USDA shall enforce all aspects of this bill regarding testing and culling. The FDA shall enforce all aspects of this bill regarding sales of dairy products for consumption. The testing will be paid for by the cattle owners but state labs will charge a maximum of $5.00 per test for USDA dairies.
Section 5: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.

A resolution to remove Curling from the sport list

HR 111

Sponsored by Representative Danielle Seipel or Jaime Christley

Whereas curling is considered a sport where people slide stones across ice to hit a target,

and Whereas curling is considered a sport in the Olympic games,

and Whereas its summer counterpart, shuffleboard, is not considered an Olympic sport.

Be It Resolved that curling should no longer be recognized as a sport, it will be considered a game instead.

Session 2

A Bill to Expand Broadband to Rural Areas
HB 201
Sponsored by Representative Collin Myers

SECTION 1: BE IT ENACTED BY THE STUDENT CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED THAT reliable broadband services shall be expanded to rural areas through state tax breaks or grants and that electrical cooperatives shall be allowed to provide said services.
SECTION 2: This bill will go into effect on January 1, 2018.

SECTION 3: This bill shall be enforced by the Department of Economic and Community Development.

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

A resolution to shorten school days in Tennessee
HR 202

Sponsored by Representative Danielle Seipel or Jaime Christley

Whereas school days are an average of 7 hours per day,

and Whereas fewer school hours would increase learning abilities

and Whereas, students don’t have enough time to study, complete school activities, participate in after-school activities and be able to go to bed by a decent hour now,

Therefore, be it resolved, by this Congress that: school days in Tennessee will be on average 4 hours per day.

A Bill to Allow Minors to Sell Scrap to Dealers in Tennessee
HB 203
Sponsored by Representative Luke Litz

Section 1: BE IT ENACTED BY THIS STUDENT CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED that Tennessee Code Annotated section 62-9-104 subdivision (c)(4) be repealed.
Section 2: Tennessee Code Annotated section 62-9-104 subdivision (c)(4) says the following: “No dealer shall purchase or receive, or otherwise acquire, any scrap metal from a person under eighteen (18) years of age, whether the metal is acquired directly from, through or by the aid of the minor.”
Section 3: No funding is required other than incidental expenses of passing the repeal, which shall be covered by normal means.
Section 4: As this repeal is purely legislative, no enforcement is necessary.
Section 5: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this repeal are hereby declared null and void.

A Bill to Stop Dependence in Tennessee on Federal Funding
HB 204
Open for Sponsorship
Section 1: BE IT ENACTED BY THE STUDENT CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED that the Tennessee Government shall no longer accept Federal funding.
Section 2: This will be accomplished by yearly decreasing the amount accepted to half that of the previous year until it is below the sum of $1,000,000 at which point no more Federal funding shall be taken.
Section 3: This bill will be enforced by the Legislature and Governor of the state of Tennessee.
Section 4: This bill will need no funding.
Section 5: This bill will go into effect January 10, 2019.
Section 6: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.

A bill to establish school choice in Tennessee

HB 205

Sponsored by Representative Maddie Farley

Section 1: Be it enacted that in the state of Tennessee those students who do not wish to attend the local public school shall be awarded vouchers to attend private or charter schools. The voucher shall assume the approximate cost of the child’s education at the nearest school, as reviewed by the Tennessee Department of Education. The money behind the voucher shall be paid to the administrators of the school. Any extra cost shall be paid by the families.

Section 2: Private schools shall be defined as schools not established by the federal government and which require tuition to enter. Charter schools shall be defined as a publically funded school run privately which has a charter with the local community.

Section 3: Funding for this bill shall be provided from the budget of the Tennessee Department of Education.

Section 4: This bill shall be enforced by the Tennessee Department of Education and shall take effect on July 1st, 2017.

Section 5: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.

A Bill to Ban Mercury in Drugs and Vaccines in Tennessee
HB 206
Sponsored by Representative Asa J. Rentschler

Section 1: BE IT ENACTED that the buying, selling, and/or manufacturing of drugs containing mercury shall hereby be illegal in the state of Tennessee.
Section 2: All violators of this bill will be fined $50,000 on the first offence, and every proceeding violation twice that of the previous fine.
Section 3: This bill will be enforced by the Tennessee Department of Health.
Section 4: Funding for this bill will come from the budget of the Tennessee Department of Health.
Section 5: This bill will go into effect on January 10, 2018.
Section 6: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.

A Bill to Promote Religious Freedom in Tennessee

HB 207

Sponsored by Representative Braeden Farley

Section 1: BE IT ENACTED THAT all state courts in Tennessee shall apply the test of strict scrutiny to all religious freedom cases.

Section 2: Strict scrutiny shall be defined as the judicial test which insists that once the petitioner has proven their religious freedom violated, the state must prove a compelling state interest and that violating said religious freedom is the least restrictive means to accomplish that compelling interest in order to justify the violation of religious freedom.

Section 3: This bill shall be enforced by the Tennessee Attorney General.

Section 4: This bill shall come into effect immediately.

Section 5: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.

A resolution to provide housing for homeless veterans in Tennessee

HR 208
Sponsor Representative Collin Myers

WHEREAS, veterans have served the citizens of the United States by risking their lives to preserve our freedoms, and

WHEREAS, there are over 200 homeless veterans in the Nashville area, and

WHEREAS, several other states have created programs to provide communities of tiny houses 7 to help homeless veterans transition to permanent housing,

Therefore, BE IT RESOLVED that such a community should be developed to assist the homeless veterans located in Nashville.

A Bill to Add Farm Ponds to the Tennessee Safe Dams Program
HB 209
Open for Sponsorship

SECTION 1: BE IT ENACTED BY THE STUDENT CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED THAT The type of dam called “Farm Ponds” shall be added to the Tennessee Safe Dams Program resulting in their inspection every three (3) years.
SECTION 2: This bill will go into effect on July 1, 2017.
SECTION 3: This bill shall be funded by the Tennessee Division of Water Resources under the Department of Environment and Conservation.
SECTION 4: This bill shall be enforced by the Department of Environment and Conservation.
SECTION 5: All laws in conflict with this legislation are hereby declared null and void.

A bill to allow for the selling of raw milk
HB 210

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 to Kick Car Theft to the Curb in Tennessee
HB 211
Open for Sponsorship

Section 1: BE IT ENACTED BY THIS STUDENT CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED THAT any motor vehicle dismantler and recycler, or scrap metal processor, who purchases motor vehicles for parts, dismantling, or scrap, shall require the seller of the vehicle to provide proof of ownership by providing a properly endorsed vehicle title, regardless of the age of the vehicle. If the seller does not provide a title, then the motor vehicle dismantler and recycler or scrap metal processor shall not complete the transaction. The penalty for violation of this law shall be the same as the one currently existing in the Tennessee Code Annotated Section 55-3-202 (which shall be referred to from this point on as “TCA § 55-3-202”) for the illegal buying of motor vehicles.
Section 2: The terms “motor vehicle dismantler and recycler” and “scrap metal processor”, along with “motor vehicle” shall all be defined with the same definitions preexisting in the TCA § 55-3-202.
Section 3: As no new enforcement is required, this legislation shall be enforced by the same agency that enforces the rest of the TCA § 55-3-202.
Section 4: No additional funding is required, but any incidental expenses shall be covered by normal means.
Section 5:8 All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this legislation are hereby declared null and void.

*Final Round

A Federal Bill to End the Taxation of Minors
HB 301
Sponsored by Representative Luke Litz

Section 1: BE IT ENACTED BY THIS STUDENT CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED that minors shall no longer be subjected to any type of federal withholding or taxation of a portion of their income for any type of federal government program or system. Any and all types of state taxation or withholding of income shall not be affected by this legislation.
Section 2: A minor is defined as someone who is less than 18 years of age.
Section 3: As this plan is purely legislative, the only funding necessary is the cost of legislation, which shall be provided for by the Department of Commerce.
Section 4: The Internal Revenue Service shall enforce this legislation.
Section 5: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this legislation are hereby declared null and void.

A Resolution to Restrict Data Brokers

HB 302

Sponsor: Representative Benjamin Murray

Whereas, companies known as “data brokers” collect large amounts of personal information on individuals including: names, addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses, age, gender, demographic, income, family status, occupation, political affiliation, religion, education, purchasing habits, payment methods, hobbies, interests, and medical conditions

Whereas, data brokers collect this information through indirect means, and the individuals involved rarely interact directly with these data brokers

Whereas, data brokers do not require the consent of an individual to collect information on them

Whereas, these data brokers then sell that personal information to financial institutions, insurance companies, the hospitality industry, cable and telecommunications companies, political campaigns, retail stores, and even government entities and law enforcement agencies, as well as other data brokers, for a profit

Be it resolved, that data brokers must acquire the explicit consent of individuals before collecting or receiving any type of personal information about them
Be it further resolved that all current information on a given individual must be deleted if personal consent is not received within 120 days after the passage of this bill

A bill to Ensure the safety of U.S. Citizens from Terrorism

HB 303

Sponsored by Representative: Marisa Werner

  • Section 1:* BE IT ENACTED by the Student Congress here assembled that a travel ban be placed on aliens entering the United States who have citizenship to Red Zone countries. Citizens of Red Zone countries could enter the U.S. if they are applicable and accepted under B-1 Level visa or higher. The bill excludes current green card holders and those with legal residency inside the US.

Section 2: Red Zone Countries refer to: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.

Section 3: This bill will be enforced by the Department of Homeland Security, ICE, and Border Patrol.
Section 4: This bill will be enacted as of January 1, 2018.
Section 5: All laws or part of laws in conflict with this bill are hereby considered null and void.

A Bill to Increase Visa Availability
HB 304

Sponsored by Representative Maddie Farley

Section 1: BE IT ENACTED THAT the number of visas available will be increased to 678,000 family-sponsored visas and 420,000 employment-based visas for fiscal year 2017 and 2018.

Section 2: No definitions are necessary.

Section 3: This Bill shall be enforced by the Department of State, the National Visa Center and the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Section 4: All funding shall come from the Department of State.

Section 5: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.

A Bill to hold Federal and Supreme Court Justices Accountable
HB 305
Open for Sponsorship

Section 1: Be It Enacted by the Student Congress here assembled that all Federal and Supreme Court judges be evaluated every 2 years for “good behavior” as directed by the US Constitution. Those found to exhibit “bad behavior” shall be removed from their position and not allowed to serve as a Federal or Supreme Court Justice ever again.
Section 2: “Good Behavior” shall be defined as behavior in keeping with their oath to keep the Constitution and before God, honoring Him.
“Directed by the US Constitution” shall be defined by the men that wrote the US Constitution as explain in the Federalist papers.
Section 3: This shall be enforced by Congress and the President
Section 4: No Funding needed.
Section 5: This bill will go into effect within 30 days of its passage.
Section 6: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill shall be considered null and void.

The Genetically Engineered Plant Protection Act
HB 306
Sponsored by Representative Steven Errico
A bill to reform the intellectual property rights protections for GMO’s
Section 1: BE IT ENACTED by the Student Congress here assembled that Genetically engineered plants, plant parts, seeds, and genetic material will no longer be eligible for any patents or plant variety certificates. This act may be cited as GEPPA.
Section 2: Genetically Engineered and Genetically Modified shall refer to any organism whose genetic material has been altered with genetic material from distinct or unrelated organisms excluding crossbreeding and hybridization.
Section 3: All entities seeking intellectual property protection of any genetically engineered plant, plant part, seed, or genetic material shall apply for a Plant Modification Certificate.
Section 4: The holder of such a certificate will be hereby referred to as the ENTITY. The Genetically Engineered plant, plant part, seed, or genetic material covered under such a certificate will be hereby referred to as the MATERIAL.
Section 5: The MATERIAL in question must meet the following parameters:
a. It must have been invented/created by the ENTITY seeking its protection
b. It must not have been sold or otherwise distributed in the U.S. for more than one year prior to application.
c. It must be distinct from other genetically engineered plants. Distinctness will be evaluated on both a genetic level and a utility level to the discretion of the enforcement. Any variety must retain its distinctness.
Section 6: A Plant Modification Certificate will afford the following protections:
a. The ENTITY will have the right to exclude other entities from selling, offering for sale, or otherwise distributing with the intent of producing, the MATERIAL for a period of 7 years after the granting of a Plant Modification Certificate.
Section 7: The following EXEMPTIONS will not infringe upon the rights afforded by a Plant Modification Certificate:
a. The Seed Saving Exemption: Farmers and other users of the MATERIAL shall not be prohibited from saving the seeds produced for subsequent planting. Users shall not be allowed to sell saved seed that contains any of the MATERIAL during the 7-year term.
b. The Research Exemption: Entities intending to study the MATERIAL shall not be prohibited from conducting any type of research on the MATERIAL or from releasing the information gathered, as long as the MATERIAL is not distributed (with the intent of production) without permission.
Section 8: Applications for Plant Modification Certificates and evaluation of eligible MATERIAL will be handled by the U.S. Patent Office and any other current enforcement if necessary.
Section 9: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.
Section 10: This bill shall go into effect 91 days after passage.

A Bill to Abolish the United States Food and Drug Administration
HB 307
Sponsor Representative Asa J. Rentschler

Section 1: BE IT ENACTED by the Student Congress here assembled that the US Food and Drug Administration be hereby abolished.
Section 2: This shall be accomplished by the yearly decrease of the US Food and Drug Administration’s budget to half that of the previous year, until it is below $1,000,000, at which point it shall be completely disbanded.
Section 3: This bill will be enforced by Congress and the President.
Section 4: This bill will need no funding.
Section 5: This bill will go into effect January 10, 2020.
Section 6: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.

A Bill to Split the 9th Circuit Court
HB 308
Open for Sponsorship
Section 1: BE IT ENACTED THAT a new 12th Circuit Court shall be created for the states of Arizona, Idaho, Montana, Nevada and Washington. The new Court of Appeals shall sit in the city of Las Vegas. Alaska, California, Guam, Hawaii, the Northern Mariana Islands and Oregon shall remain in the 9th Circuit, which shall sit in the city of San Francisco. Circuit judges and senior circuit judges currently stationed in Arizona, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, or Washington may elect their circuit assignment. For each circuit judge in regular service who elects to be assigned to the new Ninth Circuit, the President shall appoint one additional circuit judge for the Twelfth Circuit.
Section 2: Circuit judges shall be defined as judges in any federal court within their respective circuit.
Section 3: Funding for this bill shall be appropriated from the budget of the Department of Justice.
Section 4: This bill shall be enforced by the Department of Justice.
Section 5: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.

A bill to Ban GMO’s in the USA
HB 309

Sponsor Representative Camille Floyd

BE IT ENACTED that the United States Federal Government should completely ban GMO’s in America.

Section 1: Be it enacted that GMO’s should be banned in the United States.
Section 2: GMO’s—Genetically Modified Organisms, foods which have been genetically modified to protect from harms in the farming stages, or later on in the assisting of preservation.
Banned—Legally prohibit the production or usage of something.
Section 3: Any funding needed will come from the FDA.
Section 4: This bill will be enforced by the Federal Government and the FDA.
Section 5: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.

A Bill to Abolish the Draft
HB 310
Sponsor Representative Braeden Farley

Section 1: BE IT ENACTED THAT the Selective Service System shall be abolished. All funds appropriated to this program shall be redirected to the discretionary spending of the federal budget. All persons penalized for violating the requirements of the system shall receive amnesty from any punishment.
Section 2: Penalized shall be defined as facing punishment such as denial of student loans. Amnesty shall be defined as an official pardon for violations of the law in the past.
Section 3: No funding is necessary for this bill.
Section 4: This bill shall be enforced by the Department of Defense and all other necessary bodies.
Section 5: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.

A Bill to Provide Better Post Active Duty Benefits
HB 311

Sponsor Representative Ruby Bartilson

Section 1: Be it enacted by the Student Congress here assembled that the U.S. Government provide better post active duty benefits for servicemen within all branches of the military.

Section 2: Post Active Duty will be defined as retirement after serving in any of our five military branches.
Benefits will be defined as a specified monthly benefit on retirement that is predetermined by a formula based on the servicemen’s earning history, tenure of service and age, rather than depending directly on individual investment returns.

Section 3: This bill’s funding will be included in the United States Military budget, with extra funds provided by the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security.

Section 4: This will be enforced by the provided by the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security.

Section 5: All laws or parts of laws in conflict with this bill are hereby declared null and void.