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.
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UL-019 is hereby REPEALED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.