Full Title - On the Authority of Parties
Proposed on - 26/05/2020
Author(s) - Serbskin
Sponsor(s) - Kovano
Noting the lack of legislation regulating the independence of Senators.
Recognizing the seats held by any Senator are owned by the party.
Noticing that if unaddressed this issue could lead to complications.
Considering the possibility of a rogue Senator or rogue Senators outside their elected parties control.
Emphasizing the importance of this bill, for the Senate to work efficiently, effectively, and without complications.
Hereby instates Sections 1-3, with the full powers vested in the Senate, into law.
- 1. Hereby gives recognized parties the authority to:
Designate the seats the given party has acquired to the citizens of the region.
Terminate a Senator’s term based on the following reasons: Misconduct and Disobedience, after appropriate warnings.
Defines Misconduct as Section VII, Clause 2ab, of The Senate Procedure Reformation Act, with the additions of: the use of vulgar language while under the guise of Senator.
Defines Disobedience as, when a Senator refuses to act within the bounds of their party's manifesto.
Defines Appropriate warnings as warnings documented by the Speaker of the Senate, with the evidence of such warning summited.
Termination for Misconduct requires three or more official warnings.
Termination for Disobedience is determined by the severity of such disobedience.
Low severity is defined as, a refusal to act within the bounds of one's party manifesto, in which the result is minimal.
High severity is defined as, a refusal to act within the core beliefs of one's party's manifesto, an extent that could be defined as opposition.
Three warnings on the grounds of low severity warrants termination.
One warning on the grounds of high severity warrants termination.
Hereby amends Sections V, Subsection IV, Clause 2 of the Constitution.
from “The Senate shall be re-elected once a month by manner of the proportional apportioning of legislative seats based on the percentage of votes a given party receives; therefore, the respective parties shall bear absolute liberty in their possession of the seat except by power of removal, in which case only the judiciary may hold such ability, and only within the bounds of the law.“
to “ The Senate shall be re-elected once a month by manner of the proportional apportioning of legislative seats based on the percentage of votes a given party receives; therefore, the respective parties shall bear absolute liberty in their possession including by power of removal, in which case only the judiciary and party may hold such ability, and only within the bounds of the law.”
Mandates that parties are required to send official warnings to the Speaker, where the Speaker of the Senate must record the notice.
Parties are not required to announce the warning notice publicly, only the notice of termination.
If the requirement is fulfilled, the party in question will be granted the authority to terminate a Senator's term.
Parties or representative officials must state the reason for termination to the Senate.
If a Party terminates a Senator's term without the appropriate documentation, that Senator will be reappointed.