Amended UL-028 Delegacy Act

  • This is to clarify that items inside the Grand Libary are sorted alphabetically. The Clerks are encouraged to take this into account on thread creations.
An active law or treaty that has been amended.
Status
Not open for further replies.

Coat_of_Arms_UDS.png


A MOTION

To Repeal UL-019 "The Delegacy Act of 2021" and to Enact into law an updated codification of the World Assembly Advisory Board's responsibilities.
Introduced into the Senate of the Union of Democratic States on the 9th of June, 2021, by Kade Vasentius and Josephto.
As follows:



RECOGNIZING that the Union structure of government has changed
BELIEVING the delegacy is an important position that requires the input of all citizens
UNDERSTANDING the UDSAF works in conjunction with the delegate
UL-019 is hereby REPEALED
and the following is Enacted as Law:


Section One: Definitions and Short Title
1. This Act may be referenced as the “Delegacy Act”.

2. For the purposes of this act:
a.“The President” is the democratically elected head of the Union of Democratic States Executive Branch as certified by electoral commissioners in their duty as election officers.
b. The “World Assembly Delegate” or “Delegate” shall be defined as the lawful Delegate of the region, appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate as provided for in Article 3.13 of the Constitution.
c. The “General Assembly voting page” is the NationStates page found at ‘https://www.nationstates.net/page=ga’.
d. The “Security Council voting page” is the NationStates page found at ‘https://www.nationstates.net/page=sc’.

Section Two: The World Assembly Delegate and the World Assembly Minister

1. The Delegate shall be given the duties of:
a. Approving World Assembly (“WA”) proposals as they see fit.
b. Casting a vote on a WA proposal at-vote following lawful procedure.

2. A Minister of World Assembly Affairs (“WAA Minister”) as appointed by the President shall be given the duties of:
a. Raising discussion about WA proposals.
b. Releasing recommendations on WA proposals as deemed appropriate.
c. Promoting a vibrant endorsement culture within the Union.

3. In the event there is no individual serving as WAA Minister, the Delegate shall assume the Minister’s duties for the duration of said vacancy.

Section Three: Voting and Approval Procedure

1. The Delegate shall, if no other obligation exists, vote or abstain on each WA proposal as they see fit.

2. Should the Delegate vote/abstain opposing the recommendation of the WAA Minister, they shall publicly explain their reasoning.

3. As Chief Diplomat, the President may direct the Delegate to vote for/against an at-vote WA proposal or approve/unapprove a WA proposal. The Delegate must follow the President’s directive.
a. Regarding a directive on an at-vote WA proposal, such a directive shall be given to the Delegate within 48 hours of the vote in question commencing. The Delegate shall execute the directive immediately upon receiving it.
 
Last edited:

Archive Clerk

Well-known member
Clerk
Oct 2, 2020
230
8
Original text of the Delegacy Act (2021) unamended

Coat_of_Arms_UDS.png


A MOTION

To Repeal UL-019 "The Delegacy Act of 2021" and to Enact into law an updated codification of the World Assembly Advisory Board's responsibilities.
Introduced into the Senate of the Union of Democratic States on the 9th of June, 2021, by Kade Vasentius and Josephto.
As follows:



RECOGNIZING that the Union structure of government has changed
BELIEVING the delegacy is an important position that requires the input of all citizens
UNDERSTANDING the UDSAF works in conjunction with the delegate
UL-019 is hereby REPEALED
and the following is Enacted as Law:


Section One: Definitions and Short Title:
1. This Act may be referenced as the “Delegacy Act”
2. For the purposes of this act:
A.“The President” is the democratically elected head of the Union of Democratic States Executive Branch as certified by electoral commissioners in their duty as election officers.
B. The “World Assembly Delegate” or “Delegate” shall be defined as the lawful Delegate of the region, appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate as provided for in Article 3.10 of the Constitution.
C. The “General Assembly voting page” is the NationStates page found at ‘https://www.nationstates.net/page=ga’.
D. The “Security Council voting page” is the NationStates page found at ‘https://www.nationstates.net/page=sc’.

Section Two: World Assembly Advisory Board

1. The World Assembly Advisory Board shall be composed of members chosen by the World Assembly Delegate, and who may be removed at will.
2. The President may also sit on the Advisory Board upon their own request.
A. The President may delegate their seat as well as one additional seat to members of their Cabinet.
3. The Advisory Board shall advise the Delegate on a course of action regarding each World Assembly proposal, as well as the general affairs of the World Assembly and World Assembly activity within the region.
4. All members of the Advisory Board shall be members of the World Assembly who have endorsed the Delegate.
A. The President, or their delegates, and members of the Union of Democratic States Armed Forces in active status, shall be exempt from this requirement.
5. The World Assembly Delegate shall be the chair of the Advisory Board.
6. The World Assembly Delegate may choose a member of the Advisory Board who is not the President to be the Assistant Delegate.
A. The Assistant Delegate shall chair meetings of the Advisory Board in the World Assembly Delegate’s absence or upon their request, and assist the Delegate in the performance of their duties.
7. The World Assembly Delegate, or their delegate, may empower members of the Advisory Board to perform outreach or other activities to promote World Assembly participation in the Union.

Section Three: Voting Procedure

1. The World Assembly Delegate shall vote or abstain on each World Assembly proposal after consultation with the World Assembly Advisory Board.
2. The decision of the Advisory Board shall be non-binding on the Delegate.
3. The President may direct the Delegate to vote for or against a World Assembly proposal in accordance with their duties and powers as Chief Diplomat of the Union of Democratic States.
4. The President shall notify the World Assembly Delegate of a direction to vote within forty-eight (48) hours of the vote in question commencing, which the Delegate shall follow.
 

Archive Clerk

Well-known member
Clerk
Oct 2, 2020
230
8
Coat_of_Arms_UDS.png


A MOTION

To amend the bill "UL-028 Delegacy Act (2021)"
Introduced into the Senate of the Union of Democratic States on the 6th of November, 2022, by Guess and CHeck
As follows:


NOTING the World Assembly Advisory Board (WAAB) was created primarily as a way to advise the World Assembly Delegate in the casting of their vote,
BELIEVING that it would be beneficial for the region to foster discussion about World Assembly proposals,
CONTENDING that an exclusionary body like the WAAB is not equipped to meet such a goal,
ACKNOWLEDGING that more flexible programs will provide the World Assembly Delegate with just as much, if not more, advice than the WAAB currently delivers,
BE IT ENACTED by the Senate:


Section 1: Amendments
1. Section Two and Section Three shall be struck null and void in their entirety.

2. Section One be re-written as follows:

Section One: Definitions and Short Title
1. This Act may be referenced as the “Delegacy Act”.

2. For the purposes of this act:
a.“The President” is the democratically elected head of the Union of Democratic States Executive Branch as certified by electoral commissioners in their duty as election officers.
b. The “World Assembly Delegate” or “Delegate” shall be defined as the lawful Delegate of the region, appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate as provided for in Article 3.13 of the Constitution.
c. The “General Assembly voting page” is the NationStates page found at ‘https://www.nationstates.net/page=ga’.
d. The “Security Council voting page” is the NationStates page found at ‘https://www.nationstates.net/page=sc’.”


2. A new Section Two shall be added below Section One and it shall read as follows:

Section Two: The World Assembly Delegate and the World Assembly Minister

1. The Delegate shall be given the duties of:
a. Approving World Assembly (“WA”) proposals as they see fit.
b. Casting a vote on a WA proposal at-vote following lawful procedure.

2. A Minister of World Assembly Affairs (“WAA Minister”) as appointed by the President shall be given the duties of:
a. Raising discussion about WA proposals.
b. Releasing recommendations on WA proposals as deemed appropriate.
c. Promoting a vibrant endorsement culture within the Union.

3. In the event there is no individual serving as WAA Minister, the Delegate shall assume the Minister’s duties for the duration of said vacancy.”

3. A new Section Three shall be added below Section Two and it shall read as follows:

Section Three: Voting and Approval Procedure

1. The Delegate shall, if no other obligation exists, vote or abstain on each WA proposal as they see fit.

2. Should the Delegate vote/abstain opposing the recommendation of the WAA Minister, they shall publicly explain their reasoning.

3. As Chief Diplomat, the President may direct the Delegate to vote for/against an at-vote WA proposal or approve/unapprove a WA proposal. The Delegate must follow the President’s directive.
a. Regarding a directive on an at-vote WA proposal, such a directive shall be given to the Delegate within 48 hours of the vote in question commencing. The Delegate shall execute the directive immediately upon receiving it.”
 
Status
Not open for further replies.