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TCFL CONGRESS STATE QUALIFIER BILLS
March 5, 2011
Bills and Resolutions will be announced before each round.  2 Bills per prelims and 1 Bill per elims.

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I. A BILL TO ELIMINATE SANCTIONS AGAINST IRAN TO NORMALIZE RELATIONS (WEB)
BE IT ENACTED BY THE STUDENT CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED THAT:
SECTION 1.  The United States federal government shall lift all economic sanctions currently placed
upon the country of Iran. Furthermore, Section 110.26 of 10 Code of Federal Relations shall include Iran
on the list of countries which require no specific nuclear export license.
SECTION 2.  Sanctions lifted from Iran include those placed upon that country’s banking, aircraft, arms,
nuclear technology, petroleum, and natural gas industries. In addition, all Iranian assets frozen by the
United States shall be unfrozen.
SECTION 3.  The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission will oversee trade in nuclear technology and
materials.
SECTION 4.  The United States Treasury Department will move to implement this bill by August 1,
2011.
SECTION 5.  All laws in conflict with this legislation are hereby declared null and void.


II. A BILL TO ENACT A FLAT TAX (WEB)
BE IT ENACTED BY THE STUDENT CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED THAT:
SECTION 1.  The United States government will collect all income taxes at a 20% rate across all income
levels.
SECTION 2.  Tax revenues will be collected through the Internal Revenue Service.
    A. Current penalties for tax evasion will be retained.
    B. Alternative taxes will continue to be collected through their respective collecting agencies.
SECTION 3.  This legislation will go into effect for income earned starting in the year 2012.
SECTION 4.  All laws in conflict with this legislation are hereby declared null and void.

III. A BILL TO BAN PROTEST AT MILITARY FUNERALS
Sponsors: Michael Dewey and John Morgan, West Ranch
WHEREAS those who die in the service of the country deserve a respectful burial, and
WHEREAS funeral services acknowledge the accomplishments of the deceased for the purpose of the
remembrance, and
WHEREAS First Amendment rights are not absolute and can be limited under various circumstances,
BE IT ENACTED by the student congress here assembled that all forms of protest be outlawed and
prohibited at military funerals.

IV. A RESOLUTION TO ABOLISH THE MINIMUM WAGE
Sponsor: Chaminade
WHEREAS: the minimum wage costs the economy thousands of jobs every year; and,
WHEREAS: the minimum wage incentivizes businesses to outsource jobs or to relocate to foreign nations
to reduce the cost of labor; and,
WHEREAS: the minimum wage can drive small companies out of business;
THEREFORE, be it resolved by this Congress that the minimum wage be abolished.

V. A BILL TO REQUIRE NATIONAL SERVICE (WEB)
BE IT ENACTED BY THE STUDENT CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED THAT:
SECTION 1.  It is the obligation of every citizen of the United States who is between the ages of 18 and
28 to perform a consecutive two-year period of national service. The national service obligation shall be
performed either as a member of an active or reserve component of the uniformed services or in a civilian
capacity that, as determined by the president, promotes the national defense, including national or
community service. All programs administered by the Corporation for National and Community Service,
as established by the National and Community Service Trust Act of 1993 (42 U.S.C.12651 et seq.) shall
meet the national or community service obligation described in this section.
SECTION 2. The term “uniformed services’ means the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard,
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and commissioned corps of the Public Health Service.  
SECTION 3.  The President shall prescribe such regulations as are necessary to carry out this title and
shall use the Selective Service System as established in the Military Selective Service Act (50 U.S.C.
App. 451 et seq.) to administer this act.
SECTION 4.  This act shall become effective as of the date signed by the President.
SECTION 5.  All laws in conflict with this legislation are hereby declared null and void.

VI. A RESOLUTION TO ABOLISH LABOR UNIONS (CAL)
WHEREAS,    Labor unions served an important purpose when few laws were in place to regulate
                    working conditions; and
WHEREAS,    Today, labor unions have grown into monolithic, bureaucratic organizations whose chiefs
                    are often paid more than the executives of companies whose employees they represent;
                    and
WHEREAS,    Labor unions benefit seniority over entry-level employees, which promotes stagnation
                    over innovation in the workplace, and hinders 21st century knowledge and skills; and
WHEREAS,    Abolishing union dues will allow employees to keep more of their wages; now, therefore
                    be it
RESOLVED,   by the Congress here assembled that upon approval of two-thirds of this chamber, the
                    following Constitutional amendment be sent to the state legislatures for approval:
SECTION 1:  After one year from the ratification of this article, all existing labor unions in the United
                    States shall cease to exist.
SECTION 2:  The Congress and the several States shall have power to enforce this article by
                    appropriate legislation.












 







 















 

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