UNLV Middle School Debate Tournament

2019 — Las Vegas, NV/US

Congressional Legislation

A Bill to Reduce Conflicts of Interest Within the Executive Branch

BE IT ENACTED BY THE CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED THAT:

SECTION 1. A. The President and the Vice President will have to relieve themselves of all potential financial conflicts of interest.

B. The President and the Vice President will disclose their previous tax returns.

C. The bill would also apply for presidential and vice presidential spouses, children, and appointees.

SECTION 2. A full relieval of financial conflicts of interest is defined as a divestment of all financial holdings and interests that could interfere with the actions of the executive branch.

SECTION 3. The Internal Revenue Service will oversee the enforcement of the bill and will enforce the clawback measure.

A. Refusal of compliance by any of the members affected by this legislation will result in a federal charge and the chance of impeachment determined by Congress.

SECTION 4. This bill will be implemented upon passage.

SECTION 5. All laws in conflict with this legislation are hereby declared null and void.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill to Grant Statehood to the District of Columbia

BE IT ENACTED BY THE CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED THAT:

SECTION 1. This bill will legally declare Washington, Douglass Commonwealth, as the 51st state in the United States of America.

SECTION 2. A. The District of Columbia will be granted all rights given to every state in the United States.

B. This bill keeps the District of Columbia as the capital of the country.

SECTION 3. The Department of State will oversee the enforcement of this legislation.

SECTION 4. This bill will go into effect immediately upon passage.

SECTION 5. All laws in conflict with this legislation are hereby declared null and void.

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill to Increase College Access

BE IT ENACTED BY THE CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED THAT:

SECTION 1. The federal government shall stipulate 50% of the funding for all community college tuition nationwide, with the states’ governments providing the other 50% of the tuition.

SECTION 2. A community college is defined as a non-residential junior/secondary college offering college level, transferable courses.

SECTION 3. The Department of Education will oversee the enforcement of this legislation.

SECTION 4. This bill will be implemented at the beginning of FY 2020.

SECTION 5. All laws in conflict with this legislation are hereby declared null and void.

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill to End the Cuban Embargo

BE IT ENACTED BY THE CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED THAT:

SECTION 1. 22 U.S. Code § 2370(a), which establishes the trade embargo between the Republic of Cuba and the United States, is hereby repealed.

SECTION 2. The President can no longer encourage foreign countries to restrict trade and economic relationships with Cuba, in reference to the Embargo.

SECTION 3. The Department of State, Department of Commerce, and the Office of the U.S Trade Representative will oversee the enforcement of this legislation.

SECTION 4. This bill will go into effect immediately upon passage.

SECTION 5. All laws in conflict with this legislation are hereby declared null and void.