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SFCFL1:MiamiBeach SpeakingfortheCause October12,2013

Varsity/NoviceCongressLegislation
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ABilltoBanHydraulicFracturing
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BEITENACTEDBYTHECONGRESSHEREASSEMBLEDTHAT: SECTION1. SECTION2. TheuseofhydraulicfracturingonUnitedStatessoilshallbeprohibited. Hydraulicfrackingshallbedefinedastheprocessofextractingnatural gasfromshalerocklayersdeepwithintheearth. SECTION3. TheEnvironmentalProtectionAgencyshalloverseetheimplementation ofthislegislation. SECTION4. Thislegislationshalltakeintoeffectimmediately.

SECTION5. Alllawsinconflictwiththislegislationareherebydeclarednullandvoid.
IntroducedforCongressionalDebatebyItielWaineroftheUniversitySchoolofNSU.

A BILL TO ELIMINATE FUNDING FOR THE WAR ON TERROR IN AFGHANISTAN


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BE IT ENACTED BY THE STUDENT CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED THAT: SECTION 1. United States shall end the War on Terror in Afghanistan. SECTION 2. War on Terror shall be defined as U.S. military presence in the country in a combat or advisory role, funds for Afghan security training, and an end to all US military initiatives, including UAV operations. SECTION 3. The Department of Defense, Central Intelligence Agency and the US Department of Treasury shall be responsible for the implementation of this legislation. SECTION 4. This legislation will be implemented 4 months after passage. SECTION 5. All laws in conflict with this legislation are hereby declared null and void. Respectfully submitted,

Rep. Jack Belk St. Thomas Aquinas High School

A Bill To Increase Debt Ceiling


1 BE IT ENACTED BY THE CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED THAT: 2 SECTION 1. The debt ceiling be raised from its current $16.394 3 trillion in order for the United States to to pay for its past 4 commitments. 5 SECTION 2. The debt ceiling is dened as a limit on the amount of 6 money that the government is authorized to borrow. 7 SECTION 3. The U.S. Treasury is responsible for the 8 implementation of this legislation. 9 SECTION 4. This legislation will go into effect immediately after 10 passage. 11 SECTION 5. All laws in conict with this legislation are hereby 12 declared null and void.

Introduced by: Monica Lopez Immaculata La- Salle High School

A BILL TO UNTIE ALL AID


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BE IT ENACTED BY THE STUDENT CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED THAT: SECTION 1. All government agencies will no longer include the use of tied aid as part of its aid policies. SECTION 2. Tied Aid will be defined as all forms of foreign aid given under the stipulation that the companies involved be primarily American-based SECTION 3. All agencies that provide aid, including but not limited to the State Department, USAID and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, will be responsible for the implementation of this legislation. SECTION 4. This legislation will be implemented 1 year after passing. SECTION 5. All laws in conflict with this legislation are hereby declared null and void. Respectfully submitted,

Rep. Kristen Love St. Thomas Aquinas High School

ABilltoProhibittheuseofCombatDrones
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BEITENACTEDBYTHECONGRESSHEREASSEMBLEDTHAT: SECTION1. SECTION2. Theuseofcombatdronesisherebybanned. Combatdronesaredefinedasanyunmannedaerialvehiclethatuses weaponstoeliminatetargets. SECTION3. SECTION4. TheDepartmentofDefenseshalloverseetheimplementationofthisbill. Thislegislationshallbeimplementedimmediately.

SECTION5. Alllawsinconflictwiththislegislationareherebydeclarednullandvoid. IntroducedforCongressionalDebatebyNovaHighSchool

ABilltoRegulateFracking
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BEITENACTEDBYTHECONGRESSHEREASSEMBLEDTHAT: SECTION1. TheEnvironmentalProtectionAgencyisherebygrantedthe power toregulatehydraulicfracturing: A. Sections322and323oftheEnergyPolicyActof2005(Pub.L.10958) areherebyrepealed. SECTION2. Privatefirmsinvolvedinhydraulicfracturingshalldisclosethechemical 13constituentsusedinthefracturingprocess. SECTION3. SECTION4. TheDepartmentofEnergywilloverseethislegislation. Thisbillshallbeenactedatthestartofthenextfiscalyear.

SECTION5. Alllawsinconflictwiththislegislationareherebydeclarednullandvoid.

ABilltoRaisetheRetirementAge
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BEITENACTEDBYTHECONGRESSHEREASSEMBLEDTHAT: SECTION1. Thefullretirementageforthosebornin1990andlatershallberaised from67to75. SECTION2. Thefullretirementageshallbedefinedastheageatwhichapersonmay firstbecomeentitledtofullorunreducedretirementbenefits. SECTION3. TheSocialSecurityAdministrationwillberesponsiblefortheoversightof thisbill. SECTION4. Thisbillwillgointoeffectatthebeginningoffiscalyear2015.

SECTION5. Alllawsinconflictwiththislegislationareherebydeclarednullandvoid.
Introduced for Congressional Debate by Nova High School

ABilltoImproveU.S.Infrastructure
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BEITENACTEDBYTHECONGRESSHEREASSEMBLEDTHAT: SECTION1. $500BilliondollarswillbeallocatedtotheDepartmentofTransportation forthepurposeofrevitalizingexistingU.S.Infrastructure. SECTION2. Infrastructureshallbedefinedasbasicphysicalandorganizational structuresneededfortheoperationofasocietyorenterprise,orthe servicesandfacilitiesnecessaryforaneconomytofunction. SECTION3. ThisbillwillbeimplementedbytheDepartmentofTreasuryandthe DepartmentofTransportation. SECTION4. ThisbillwilltakeeffectJanuary1st,2014andsunsetonDecember31st, 2023. SECTION5. Alllawsinconflictwiththislegislationareherebydeclarednullandvoid. RespectfullysubmittedforCongressionalDebatebyNovaHighSchool

A Bill to Re-Enfranchise Felons


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 WHEREAS, Felons in 48 states do not currently have the right to vote due to Felon Disenfranchisement Laws WHEREAS, The Felon Disenfranchisement Laws force former felons to submit to a five-year waiting period before being allowed to vote (denying them the right to vote in at least one Presidential election), or are completely denied the right to vote WHEREAS, 39 states make felons enter a waiting period upon release from prison, and 9 states outright ban felons from voting WHEREAS, according to the 15th Amendment, The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be deniedby the United States or by any state on account ofprevious condition of servitude, meaning that former felons have the right to vote under the 15th amendment, and that Congress has the power to enforce all laws relating to the 15th Amendment. RESOLVED, By the Congress here assembled that upon release from prison, felons have their right to vote reinstated.
Submitted by Pembroke Pines Charter High School

A BILL TO INCREASE DOMESTIC OIL PRODUCTION


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BE IT ENACTED BY THE STUDENT CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED THAT: SECTION 1. Oil drilling on American soil will be increased from the current 38.8% of BDP to 48.8% of our BDP. SECTION 2. A. American Soil will be defined a any American Land, water, or territory owned and operated by the United States Government. B. BDP will be defined as barrels per days of oil. SECTION 3. The Department of Energy in conjunction with the Environmental Protection Agency will oversee the implementation of this legislation. SECTION 4. This legislation will go into effect in FY 2014 and will sunset in FY 2015 SECTION 5. All laws in conflict with this legislation are hereby declared null and void. Respectfully submitted,

Rep. Christian Suero St. Thomas Aquinas High School