Claremont Wolfpack Invitational
2019 — Claremont, CA/US
Wolfpack Legislation 2019
Wolfpack Invitational Legislation 2019
A Bill to Impeach the President
- WHEREAS, President Donald J. Trump, in violation of his constitutional oath of
- office, has prevented, obstructed and impeded the administration of justice during a
- federal investigation and,
- WHEREAS, Mr. Trump has violated campaign finance laws by being instrumental in
- arranging illegal payments to effectively quiet women with whom he was involved in
- extra-marital affairs and,
- WHEREAS, Mr. Trump has colluded with foreign agents to influence the outcome of
- The 2016 presidential election.
- THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE STUDENT CONGRESS HERE
- ASSEMBLED THAT:
- Donald John Trump, President of the United States, is impeached for high crimes and
- misdemeanors and that these articles of impeachment be conveyed to the United States
A Bill to Raise the Federal Minimum Wage
- WHEREAS: The last time the Federal Minimum Wage was increased was in 2009,
- during the Great Recession and,
- WHEREAS: A year of full time work under the current Federal Minimum Wage
- amounts to just over $15,000, forcing many to turn to other means, such as
- government assistance, to support themselves or their families and,
- WHEREAS: The current Federal Minimum Wage has caused both a drop in
- national median income and the size of the middle class to shrink and,
- WHEREAS: Many companies, cities, and states across the nation have already
- begun to raise the hourly minimum wage,
- BE IT ENACTED BY THIS STUDENT CONGRESS THAT:
- SECTION 1: The Federal Minimum Wage will be raised to $10.00 per hour.
- SECTION 2: All employers in violation shall be fined $10,000 per worker earning
- under the minimum wage
- SECTION 3: The Department of Labor will be responsible for the implementation
- and enforcement of this legislation.
- SECTION 4: This bill will go into effect on January 1, 2020.
- SECTION 5: All other pieces of legislation in conflict with this bill are hereby
- declared null and void.
A Bill to Restrict Domestic Data Collection
- WHEREAS: Warrantless domestic data collection remains a significant and
- controversial problem in the United States; and,
- WHEREAS: Hundreds of millions of phone calls, text messages, emails, and other
- communications from both American citizens and foreign citizens have been gathered under
- the authority of Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Siurveillance Act; and,
- WHEREAS: Section 702 allows warrantless surveillance of people inside and outside of
- the United States; and,
- WHEREAS: There is evidence that Section 702 has been abused by U.S. intelligence
- agencies; and
- WHEREAS: there are no measures that prevent Section 702 from being used agains
- political critics, social activists or communities of color,
- THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THIS STUDENT CONGRESS THAT:
- SECTION 1: Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act is hereby
- SECTION 2: FISA will undergo a complete audit of protocols and norms to insure that
- domestic privacy rights are not being violated.
- SECTION 3: The implementation of this legislation and the proposed audit shall be
- overseen by the Department of Justice.
- SECTION 4: This legislation shall go into effect immediately on its passage.
- SECTION 5: All laws in conflict with this legislation are hereby declared
- Null and void.
A Resolution to Terminate Military Aid to Saudi Arabia
- WHEREAS, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia has been fueling a corrupt
- government and using violence against his political opponents and,
- WHEREAS, the murder of Jamal Khashoggi is a clear violation of human rights
- And a violation of American’s humanitarian standards, signaling a turning point in the
- relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia and,
- WHEREAS, Saudi Arabia has used U.S. military aid to fuel jihadist attacks in
- surrounding countries causing mass destruction and death, destabilizing the region.
- BE IT RESOLVED BY THIS STUDENT CONGRESS THAT:
- All U.S. military aid to Saudi Arabia cease, including any unfunded pledges of military support.
A Resolution to Amend the Consitution
to Reform the U.S. Supreme Court
- BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED:
- that the following is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United
- States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution
- when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several states within seven
- years from the date of its submission by the Congress:
- SECTION 1: Before March 1 of each odd-numbered year the President shall
- appoint a Justice of the Supreme Court who shall, upon confirmation by the Senate,
- replace the longest serving member of the Court. The new Justice shall be seated
- before the Court’s session begins in October. It is the intention of this amendment
- that a rotation of Justices be established so that each serves, as near as possible, an
- eighteen year term.
- SECTION 2: In the event that a vacancy on the court occurs before the scheduled
- time of a new replacement, the president shall appoint and Senate confirm a Justice to
- replace the vacant seat and skip the next scheduled replacement. No President may
- appoint more than two Justices during a four year term of office
- SECTION 3: The Chief Justice shall be chosen by a vote of the nine justices after
- the seating of a new Justice, and shall serve a two-year renewable term.
A Resolution to Produce Protection for Borders and Dreamers
- WHEREAS: After the repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
- (DACA), Democrats made it a priority on their agenda to reinstate a program to
- help those affected and,
- WHEREAS: President Trump has threatened to shut down the government if he
- does not receive funding for his proposed border wall and,
- WHEREAS: President Trump and numerous Congressmen and women have
- proposed a deal to establish both funding for the border wall and the DACA
- program and,
- BE IT RESOLVED BY THE STUDENT CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED
- The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is to be reinstituted while $2
- billion will be deferred from the Department of Defense to a new budget to pay for
- President Trump’s proposed border wall.
A Resolution to Reduce Income Inequality
- WHEREAS: income inequality in the United States is growing more severe with
- each passing year; and,
- WHEREAS, the top 1% of earners in the United States average over 40 times as
- much income as the bottom 90%; and,
- WHEREAS, in the year 2017, the average CEO salary was $13,940,000, an income
- 361 times greater than the average worker; and,
- WHEREAS, the average CEO salary have grown by 1000% since the 1950s; and,
- WHEREAS, 39.7 million people lived in poverty in 2017
- BE IT RESOLVED BY THIS STUDENT CONGRESS THAT:
- Any corporate CEO salary may not exceed 50 times the amount of the lowest salary for a
- full-time employee of the corporation.