A Bill to Require Mandatory Counseling for All Returning Deployed Servicemen and Women

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A Bill to Require Mandatory Counseling for All Returning Deployed Servicemen
and Women

Article I:

All servicemen and women who are deployed more than 6 months will
receive mandatory counseling upon returning home. The first appointment
will be within two w
eeks.

Article II:

Servicemen and women will receive one 50
-
minute counseling
appointment for every two
-
months they were deployed. Additional
sessions will be available for servicemen and women families at no
charge. No servicemen and women will be allowed
to “opt” out of
counseling.

Article III:

The provisions of this bill shall take effect January 1, 2011.

Article IV:

The United States Department of Defense shall be responsible for
enforcing the provisions of this bill.

Article V:

All laws or portions of

laws in conflict with this bill shall be null and void.

A Resolution to Research and Fund a Smart Grid

Whereas:

the United States electric grid infrastructure is aging, outmoded,
underfunded and over
-
stressed; and

Whereas:

an outdated electric grid cause
s outages, job losses and billions of dollars
in loss revenue each year; and

Whereas:

a smart grid is a critical foundation for the incorporation of renewable
energy into the electric grid; and

Whereas:

a smart grid is a holistic solution that employs a br
oad range of
information technology resources, allowing existing and new gridlines to
reduce electric waste and energy costs; and

Whereas:

smart grid technologies have countless applications and revenue
possibilities.

Therefore:

Be it resolved by this Stud
ent Congress here assembled that the USFG
significantly invest in smart grid research and technology.


A Resolution to Ratify CIFTA

Whereas:

Mexico's cartels have become increasingly powerful in recent years with
the demise of the

Medellín

and

Cali

cartel
s in Colombia; and

Whereas:

19,418 Mexican civilians have been killed between December 2006

March 2010; and

Whereas:

Mexican officials are incapable, due to fear or corruption, to adequately
meet the challenge the cartels present on their own; and

Whereas:

The most common smuggled firearms include

AR
-
15

and

AK
-
47

type
rifles,

FN 5.7 caliber

semi
-
automatic pistols and a variety of

.50
caliber

rifles and machine guns
; and

Whereas:

A
maj
ority of confiscated guns
that were traced originated in the United
States
.

Therefore:

Be it resolved by this Student Congress here assembled that the United
States ratify the Inter
-
American Convention Against the Illicit
Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives,
and Other Related Materials

(CIFTA).

A
Bill

to
eliminate United States Domestic Sugar Subsidies and Import Quotas

Article I
:

The USDA will repeal various sugar provisions found in Title 1 of the
2008 Farm Bill.

Article II
:

Provisions to be repealed include


A.

Price Support


B.

Avoiding Forfe
itures


C. Tariff Rate Quotas (TRQs)


D. Flexible Marketing Allotments

Article III
:

The provisions of this bill shall take
effect immediately upon passage.

Article IV
:

The United States Department of Agriculture shall be responsible for
enforcing the provi
sions of this bill
.

Article V
:

All laws or portions of laws in conflict with this bill shall be null and void.

A
Bill

to
Classify Male Circumcision as Genital Mutilation

Article I
:

The US House of Representatives shall amend Title 18, Chapter 7 of the
US
Legal code to criminalize male circumcision.

Article II
:

§ Section 120 M
ale genital mutilation


(a)

Except as provided in subsection (b), whoever knowingly circumcises,
excises, or infibulates the whole or any part of the
penis

or
scrotum

or
testes

of ano
ther person who has not attained the age of 18 years shall be
fined under this title or imprisoned not more than 5 years, or both.


(b)

A surgical operation is not a violation of t
his section if the operation is
necessary to the health of the person on who
m it is performed, and is
performed by a person licensed in the place of its performance as a
medical practitioner


(c)

No

account shall be taken of the effect on the person on whom the
operation is to be performed of any belief on the part of that person,

or any
other person, that the operation is required as a matter of custom or ritual.

Article III
:

The provisions of this bill shall take
effect immediately upon passage.

Article IV
:

The United States Attorney General shall be responsible for enforcing the

provisions of this bill as will local law enforcement agencies.

Article V
:

All laws or portions of laws in conflict with this bill shall be null and void.

A Resolution to
Ratify the
International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for
Food and Agriculture

(International Seed Treaty)

Whereas:

Genetic modification in food has disproportionate effects on under
-
developed and developing nations;

and

Whereas:

Farmers’ rights to genetically modified organisms must be protected
; and

Whereas:

Agricultural biodivers
ity is necessary for the sustainability of human
society
; and

Whereas:

119 nations and the entire European Union already have ratified this
treaty; and

Whereas:

The United States is a global leader in genetic research and agricultural
production.

Therefore
:

B
e it resolved by this Student Congress here assembled that
the United
States ratify the International Treaty.


A Resolution to Create a Basic Income Throughout the United States

Whereas:

The United States is in need of a “surge’ in order to keep our ca
pitalistic
economy thriving;

and

Whereas:

A basic income would allow people to spend more in our economy; and

Whereas:

A basic income would not have tests, or work requirements and would be
unconditionally granted to all on an individual basis;

and

Whereas
:

Even a $3000 per capita yearly basic income would make a world of
difference to most Americans; and

Whereas:

We can look to Alaska as a State level example of Basic Income, and to
their economy as the success of Basic Income

Therefore:

B
e it resolved by
this Student Congress here assembled that we establish a
Basic Income throughout the United States.

A Resolution to
Reduce Funding to NASA’s Space Operations

Whereas:

The United States economy has taken one of the worst turns in our
Nation's history
; and

Whereas:

Funding for NASA's Space Operations programs cost the Federal
Government billions of dollars
; and

Whereas:

The current funds being invested in the programs are costing too much
;
and

Whereas:

T
hose funds could be redirected and focused on more imme
diate,
emergency issues
; and

Whereas:

A 5
-
year funding cut would allow the United State economy to reach a
safer level

Therefore:

B
e it resolved by this Student Congress here assembled that

we cut
NASA's Space Operations funding.