Claremont Wolfcub Middle School Tournament

2017 — CA/US

Congress Legislation

Wolf Cub 2017 Congress Bills

April 22 at Claremont High School



A Bill to stop federal funding for Sanctuary Cities


  1. Section 1 The United States Federal Government will cut all federal funding to cities deemed as
  2. Sanctuary Cities by the U.S. Attorney General and the Department of Justice.
  3. Section 2 “Sanctuary Cities” shall be defined as cities that have policies in place designed to limit
  4. cooperation with or involvement in federal immigration enforcement.
  5. Section 3 Designated cities will not be eligible for any federal financial assistance until the Attorney
  6. General and the Department of Justice determine the cities are in compliance with federal law.
  7. Section 4  This legislation will go into effect immediately upon passage.
  8. Section 5 All rules in conflict of this legislation are hereby declared null and void.





Bill for Alternative Energy


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

8.         corporations.

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.