Claremont Wolfcub Middle School Tournament
2017 — CA/US
Wolf Cub 2017 Congress Bills
April 22 at Claremont High School
A Bill to stop federal funding for Sanctuary Cities
BE IT ENACTED BY THE CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED THAT:
- Section 1 The United States Federal Government will cut all federal funding to cities deemed as
- Sanctuary Cities by the U.S. Attorney General and the Department of Justice.
- Section 2 “Sanctuary Cities” shall be defined as cities that have policies in place designed to limit
- cooperation with or involvement in federal immigration enforcement.
- Section 3 Designated cities will not be eligible for any federal financial assistance until the Attorney
- General and the Department of Justice determine the cities are in compliance with federal law.
- Section 4 This legislation will go into effect immediately upon passage.
- Section 5 All rules in conflict of this legislation are hereby declared null and void.
Bill for Alternative Energy
1. BE IT ENACTED BY THE STUDENT CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED THAT:
2. Section 1: The United States will phase out all subsidies to fossil fuel based energies,
3. including (but not necessarily limited to) coal, natural gas, and oil.
4. Section 2: The United States will provide subsidies, equivalent to those provided to the
5. oil industry, to all approved alternative energy corporations.
6. Section 3: The Department of Energy in accordance with the Environmental Protection
7. Agency will determine the approval standards for subsidies given to alternative energy
9. Section 4: All other contradictory laws shall be declared null and void.
A Resolution to Designate Federal Election Day as a Public Holiday
1. WHEREAS, to increase voter turnout, because increasing civic participation through
2. voting is good for our democracy to indicate a national commitment to create a more
3. vibrant democracy, and
4. WHEREAS nationwide, the total turnout for the 2014 elections was only 36.6%,
5. according to the United States Elections Project at the University of Florida, making it
6 the lowest voter turnout in more than 70 years; and
7. WHEREAS in America, we should be doing everything possible to make it easier for
8. people to participate in the political process; and
9. WHEREAS, we should not be satisfied with a “democracy” in which more than 60% of
10. our citizens don’t vote and approximately 80% of young and low-income Americans fail
11. to vote; therefore
12. BE IT RESOLVED by the Student Congress here assembled that Federal Election Day,
13. the Tuesday after the first Monday in November in each even-numbered year, shall be a
14. national holiday so that every citizen has the time and opportunity to vote.
A Resolution to Increase U.S. Mexico Cooperation to Fight Mexican Drug Cartels
1. Whereas Mexican Drug Cartels continue to act with impunity throughout Mexico and along the U.S.
2. border region; and
3. Whereas Mexican Drug Cartels gain revenue of approximately $20-$30 billion annually from sales of
4. illegal drugs in the United States; and
5. Whereas the cartels are responsible for well over 50,000 deaths of innocent civilians in the commission
6. of their crimes;
7. Be It Resolved By the Student Congress here assembled that the United States will recommit and reinvest in
8. the Merida Initiative, committing $10 billion over the next 5 years to combat Mexican Drug Cartels. Under
9. the initiative, the focus of cooperation will be training and equipping Mexican security forces, anti-
10. corruption programs, Drug eradication and surveillance and intelligence cooperation.