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SO 2017-41 Regional Sport Act Voting

Post by Abdoa on Thu Jun 22, 2017 6:15 am

SENATE OF THE PARLIAMENTARY UNION

SENATE ORDER 2017-41

Regional Sport Act

ARTICLE I: Preface
In the spirit of increasing regional activity through friendly, interactive, competitive sport, we, the Parliament of the Union, hereby move to organize and encourage regional sport.

ARTICLE II: Department of Sport
Section A: Establishment
1) The Department of Sport (hereinafter “the Department”) is hereby created as a department of the Ministry of Development.
2) The Department shall be lead by a three (3)-member board, to be called the Union Commission on Sport (hereinafter “UCS”), which will be composed of the Commissioner of Sport (hereinafter “the Commissioner”), appointed by the Minister of Development, the Role Play Moderator, and one other member appointed by the Commissioner.
3) The Minister of Development is prohibited from appointing themself to the UCS.  Likewise, the Commissioner is prohibited from appointed themself or the Minister of Development to the UCS.
4) The mission and purview of this Department shall be to regulate regional sport and hold organized sport competitions
5) A UCS-dedicated subforum under the Ministry of Development subforum shall be created by the Founder within seven (7) days of the assent of this document.

Section B: Regulation and Rules of Sports
1) The Department shall create a List of Regional Sports and shall publish it via a forum thread and pin it in their dedicated suforum.  This shall be done within thirty (30) days of the assent of this Document.
2) The Department shall also define the rules for all regional sports as they apply to regional sporting competitions, and shall publish them via a forum thread and pin it in their dedicated suforum.
3) The Department shall define a procedure for regional competitions, and shall publish them via a forum thread and pin it in their dedicated suforum.
4) In competitions overseen by the Department, the Department’s authority shall supercede that of the Role Play Moderator.

Section C: The Commissioner
1) The Commissioner shall serve as the symbolic figurehead of the Department.
2) The Commissioner shall chair the proceedings of the UCS.
3) The Commissioner shall submit a formal letter to the Minister of Development no later than 14 days before a Prime Ministerial Election and no earlier than 28 days before a Prime Ministerial Election.  This letter shall detail the "State of the Sport" since the last Prime Ministerial Election, and shall describe the proceedings of the UCS, the actions of the Department, and information regarding the activities and participation in Department-sponsored events.

ARTICLE III: Regional Sporting Competitions
Section A: Scheduled Competitions
1) There shall be scheduled sporting competitions held on the second weekend of each month except where excepted within this Act or by case-by-case decree by the Department.
2) These competitions shall be organized and overseen by the Department.
3) These competitions shall each have a theme of a single sport, and only that one sport shall be played for each competition.  The Department will decide on which sport will be featured before the competition begins.

Section B: Regional Olympic Games
1) On the first weekend of January, May, and September, there shall be no scheduled competition, and instead there shall be held a regional olympics, to be known as the “Union Olympic Games”.
2) These competitions shall be organized and overseen by the Department.
3) These competitions shall feature all sports recognized on the List of Regional Sports, with one event per sport.
4) For each event, the nation in first place shall receive an Olympic Gold Medal, represented by the following image:

5) For each event, the nation in second place shall receive an Olympic Silver Medal, represented by the following image:

6) For each event, the nation in third place shall receive an Olympic Bronze Medal, represented by the following image:


ARTICLE IV: Annual Ranking
Section A: Leaderboard
1) The Department shall maintain a forum thread entitled “Regional Sports Leaderboard” (hereinafter, “the Thread”) in the subforum established by Article II, Section A, Clause 4 of this Document.  The Thread shall be established within seven (7) days of the creation of the aforementioned subforum.
2) Each nation shall receive “points” for each victory they achieve:
    A: Two (2) points shall be awarded in conjunction with the winning of an Olympic Gold Medal.
    B: One and one quarter (1.25) points shall be awarded in conjunction of the winning of an Olympic Silver Medal.
    C: One half of one (0.5) point shall be awarded in conjunction with the winning of an Olympic Bronze Medal.
    D: One (1) point shall be awarded for winning any other regional competition overseen by the Department.
3)  The Thread shall contain a ranked list, in order of greatest number of points to least
number of points, of all nations who have participated in a Department-overseen regional
sporting competition within the current season.
    A: Seasons shall start on January 1st and end on December 31st.
    B: Subclause A of this Clause is excepted for the first season, which shall begin upon the assent of this Document.
4)  The Thread shall be updated at the conclusion of each Department-overseen regional sporting competition.
5)  At the conclusion of each season, a new ranked list will be created at the top of the thread, and the lists from previous seasons shall not be removed or otherwise deleted.

Section B: The Union Trophy
1) The Union Trophy (hereinafter “Trophy”) shall be represented by the following image:

2) The Trophy shall be awarded by the Commissioner to the nation who, at the conclusion of a season, has the most points.

ARTICLE V: Conclusion
We, the Parliament of the Union, hereby enact the above provisions as Law.

June 13th, 2017
The Rt. Hon. Libertarian Democracy, MP LSM GSM, Minister of Development
The Rt. Hon. Nassau-Windsor, MP LSM, President of the Union

Debate scheduled June 17-21, 2017
Vote scheduled June 21-25, 2017

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Re: SO 2017-41 Regional Sport Act Voting

Post by Abdoa on Thu Jun 22, 2017 6:15 am

The vote will be open until Sunday June 25, 2017.

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Re: SO 2017-41 Regional Sport Act Voting

Post by Abdoa on Thu Jun 22, 2017 6:15 am

Abdoa votes in favor of the bill.

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Post by Libertarian Democracy on Thu Jun 22, 2017 6:22 am

LibDem votes in favor of the bill.

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Post by Aralunya on Thu Jun 22, 2017 7:22 pm

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Post by United Terran Empire on Sun Jun 25, 2017 4:13 am

The Empire votes in favor.
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Post by SiriusKnight on Sun Jun 25, 2017 4:43 am

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Re: SO 2017-41 Regional Sport Act Voting

Post by Abdoa on Mon Jun 26, 2017 8:25 am

The vote is over and the results are as follows:

Voting: 5
Absent: 4
Majority: 5

In favor: 5
In opposition: 0
In abstention: 0

The bill has PASSED and is sent to the President for assent or veto.

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Re: SO 2017-41 Regional Sport Act Voting

Post by Nassau-Windsor on Thu Jun 29, 2017 9:54 pm

I will give my assent to this Bill. The formal document which I therefore use shall be edited on this post at a later time.

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Re: SO 2017-41 Regional Sport Act Voting

Post by Nassau-Windsor on Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:39 am


NASSAU-WINDSOR, LSM, of the Parliamentary Union of Nations and of all Our other Realms and Territories President.

TO Our trusty and well-beloved Members of Parliament and to other Members of Our Region whatsoever to whom these Presents shall come, Greeting!


FORASMUCH as in Our said Parliament this Act has been agreed upon by you Our trusty and well-beloved Members of the Tenth Session of Parliament, in accordance with the provisions of the Law, and have presented it to Us for Our Presidential Assent;

THE title of which reads as follows: “Regional Sport Act”;

BUT the said Act is not of force and effect in the law without Our Presidential Assent, noting also that Our Presidential Desk is the accustomed place for giving Our Presidential Assent to such Acts as have been agreed upon by you said Members of Parliament;

WE have therefore caused these Our Letters Patent to be made and have signed them and by them do give Our Presidential Assent to the said Act;

WILLING that the said Act shall be of the same strength, force and effect as if We had been personally present in the Voting Chamber of Parliament and had there publicly and in the presence of you all assented to the same;

COMMANDING that these Our Presents do hereby declare this Our Presidential Assent endorse the said Act in Our name as is requisite and to record these our Letters Patent and the said Act in manner accustomed;

AND FINALLY WE do declare that after this Our Presidential Assent given and declared as is aforesaid then and immediately the said Act shall be taken and accepted as good and perfect Act of Parliament and be put in due execution accordingly.

IN WITNESS whereof We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent.
WITNESS Ourself at Our Presidential Desk the sixteenth day of May in the year of two-thousand and seventeen.


The Right Honourable Nassau-Windsor LSM
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