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1.The United Socialist States of TysoaniaDemocratic Socialists“Forwards to Progress”
2.The Liberal Northerners of Of the Democratic PartyCivil Rights Lovefest“Those who stay will be champions. -Bo Schembechler”
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8.The President of Democratic-ishNew York Times Democracy“Oh wow I'm the President. ”
9.The Union of National FederationNew York Times Democracy“National Federation Union WA representative ©2015-2020”
10.The Confederacy of KreothiaAnarchy“Do Something”
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Free Coalition of Governments Regional Message Board

Roosevetania wrote:Two things
1. Why can't it be onsite?
2. I see no problem with the High Court being in the Constitution. Most countries that have a constitution have their High Court in the Constitution.
Also, I've been drafting a constitution for a while, you can look at it if you want.

1) There's no way to live-edit a document on site. That's the main issue, I think.
2) Yes, but our population doesn't allow for it. The Constitution should be a set of principles that guide the region at all times, not a bunch of options that depend on regional population.
3) Sure. Please provide the link.

Kyra Thet wrote:1) There's no way to live-edit a document on site. That's the main issue, I think.
2) Yes, but our population doesn't allow for it. The Constitution should be a set of principles that guide the region at all times, not a bunch of options that depend on regional population.
3) Sure. Please provide the link.

1. We could just have a dispatch or something that someone is editing based on decisions and suggestions, or we could have people submit different drafts then vote.
2. I guess we simply disagree on this one, I think a Supreme/High Court should be in the Constitution.
3.

The Constitution

WE, THE PEOPLE OF THE FREE COALITION OF GOVERNMENTS, IN ORDER TO FORM A MORE PERFECT COALITION, IN COORDINATION WITH THE PRESIDENT, THE ASSEMBLY, AND HIGH COURT, BELIEVING IN THE GREATNESS AND POTENTIAL OF THE COALITION, BELIEVING IN THE CONCEPTS OF LIBERTY AND FRATERNITY, RESOLVED TO CONSTITUTE THE COALITION INTO AN OFFICIAL DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC, HEREBY ENACT AND RATIFY THE CONSTITUTION OF THE FREE COALITION OF GOVERNMENTS, AS FOLLOWS:

Article I: The Executive
Clause I. Executive powers shall be vested in the President of the Free Coalition of Governments (Further referred to as "FCG" or "Coalition").
Clause II. The President shall be elected directly by the people every six weeks and must have a majority of the votes to win. The President may only serve three consecutive terms of six weeks.
a. If no candidate gathers a majority of the votes, there shall be a runoff between the two candidates with the largest pluralities.
b. If the vote is tied in the runoff, the Assembly (see Article II) shall elect the President.
c. In the extreme event that the vote is tied in the Assembly, the High Court (see Article III) shall decide the election.
Clause III. The President's duties and powers are as follows:
a. To approve laws
b. The President may veto a law, and the law will not pass.
c. To execute laws
d. To be the commander-in-chief of the FCG Armed Forces (see Article IV).
e. To be the main policymaker for the Coalition
f. To be lead diplomat for the Coalition and negotiate treaties.
g. To nominate High Court Justices
h. To appoint a Cabinet
i. To act as Head of State
Clause IV. The President may enact Executive Orders, simply directives to the executive departments.
Clause IV. The President shall appoint a Cabinet to advise him/her. The four Cabinet positions shall be as follows, in descending order of seniority:
a. Secretary of State, whose duties shall be to head the Department of State, conduct all foreign affairs when the President does not, and advise the President on matters of foreign affairs.
b. Chief of Defense, whose duties shall be to head the Department of Defense, conduct all military operations and affairs when the President does not, and advise the President on matters of defense and the Armed Forces.
c. Attorney General, whose duties shall be to head the Department of Justice, act as the prosecutor in criminal trials, represent the government in court, and advise the President on legal matters.
d. Secretary of the Interior, whose duties shall be to head the Department of the Interior, conduct non-legal affairs inside the region, and advise the President on interior affairs.
Clause V. Cabinet members serve at the pleasure of President.
Clause VI. Laws may be passed by the Assembly to modify Cabinet positions and Departments, to do away with them, or to create them.
Clause VII. The President may be impeached and removed from office by the Assembly if they should fail to carry out they constitutional duties, or if they commit treason, other high crimes, or crimes against the people.
a. If a member of the Assembly believes the President has committed crimes worthy of removal, they may propose Articles of Impeachment. These Articles must be brought to the floor immediately.
b. The Articles must be passed by a two-thirds vote in the Assembly. If it is, the President shall be removed from office.
c. The Vice President may not preside over the Assembly during deliberations on the Articles.
Clause VIII. If the President resigns, ceases to exist, or is removed from office, the Vice President shall be President until the next presidential election.
a. If neither the President nor the Vice President is available, the line of succession shall be the Cabinet in descending order of seniority.
b. If none of the President, the Vice President, or the Cabinet are available, the Founder shall be Emergency Acting President until a snap election can be organized.
Clause IX. If the President is temporarily unable to serve (for reasons such as health issues, et cetera), the same line of succession shall apply, except that the successor shall be Acting President until the President is ready or until the next presidential election, whichever occurs first.
Clause X. The Vice President shall be first in the line of succession.
Clause XI. During a presidential election, each candidate shall have another candidate running with them. If the candidate wins, the second candidate, the one they chose to run along with them, shall become Vice President.
Clause XII. The duties of the Vice President are as follows:
a. To take the place of the President in the event that the President cannot serve
b. To preside over the Assembly.
c. To be the President's second-in-command and top adviser.

Article II: The Legislative
Clause I. Legislative powers shall be vested in the Free Coalition of Governments Assembly.
Clause II. Any resident of the Coalition may join the Assembly.
Clause III. The Assembly shall be presided over by the Vice President.
Clause IV. The Assembly's duties and powers are as follows:
a. To pass laws by a majority vote
b. To vote to remove the President from office if necessary
c. To ratify treaties and agreements
d. To approve nominations to the High Court
e. The Assembly may override a President's veto with two-thirds of the Assembly voting to override.
Clause V. The Assembly may pass its own procedural rules.

Article III: The Judicial
Clause I. Judicial powers shall be vested in the High Court.
Clause II. The High Court shall consist of three justices, who shall be nominated by the President and confirmed by the Assembly

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Tysoania

What would you all think about a parliamentary system? We would have a Prime Minister instead of President, and the PM would always have to command the confidence (majority) of the legislature. This way, there would be no gridlock where the President wants one thing and the Assembly wants another.

[quote=roosevetania;27710102]1. We could just have a dispatch or something that someone is editing based on decisions and suggestions, or we could have people submit different drafts then vote.
This is the one we're working off of in the Google Doc.

There's five people who are supposed to be drafting this, so I'll poll them on their opinions on a constitution-mandated court.

Tysoania

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Tysoania and Roosevetania

Roosevetania wrote:What would you all think about a parliamentary system? We would have a Prime Minister instead of President, and the PM would always have to command the confidence (majority) of the legislature. This way, there would be no gridlock where the President wants one thing and the Assembly wants another.

I do not approve of this idea

Roosevetania wrote:What would you all think about a parliamentary system? We would have a Prime Minister instead of President, and the PM would always have to command the confidence (majority) of the legislature. This way, there would be no gridlock where the President wants one thing and the Assembly wants another.

The Canadian way, eh? I approve of this.

Also, today is the 50th anniversary of the March on the Pentagon to protest the Vietnam War. Just thought it was significant to mention that.

Roosevetania

Kyra Thet pls get on the google doc

Kyra Thet wrote:Also, today is the 50th anniversary of the March on the Pentagon to protest the Vietnam War. Just thought it was significant to mention that.

In homage, I watched the film Apocalypse Now. Now, whenever classmates say that residential schools mean the Canadian government is the worst in the world, I can confidently laugh at them.

What we have so far (will be edited daily)

Article I: The Executive
Section I - Supreme executive power shall be vested in the President of the Free Coalition of Governments.
Section II - The President shall be elected directly by popular vote every six weeks and must have a majority of the cast votes to win. The President may only serve three terms of six weeks in a row.
Clause I - If no candidate gathers a majority of the votes, there shall be a runoff between the two candidates with the largest pluralities.
Clause II - If the vote is tied in the runoff, the Assembly (see Article II) shall elect the President.
Clause III - In the extreme event that the vote is tied in the Assembly, a new election shall take place.
Section III - The President shall be enabled to approve laws, veto laws, execute laws passed by the Assembly as they see fit, hold supreme command of the Armed Forces, set policy for the Coalition, appoint a Cabinet, and act as head of state and head of government of the Coalition.
Section IV - The President shall appoint a Cabinet to advise them.
Clause I - The Cabinet positions shall be created by an Act(s) of the Assembly.
Clause II - Acts may be passed by the Assembly to modify Cabinet positions, eliminate them, or create them.
Section V - The President may be impeached and removed from office by the Assembly if they should fail to carry out their constitutional duties, or if they commit treason or other crimes.
Clause I - If a citizen believes the President should be impeached, that citizen may file an official complaint with the Chief Justice of the High Court (see Article III).
Clause II - If the Chief Justice decides that there is at least one official complaint filed that is worthy of impeachment, the President shall be tried by the Assembly, and there shall be a vote in the Assembly. If a majority of the Assembly votes for removal from office of the President, the President shall be removed from office.
Section VI - If the President resigns, ceases to exist, or is removed from office, the Vice President shall be President until the next presidential election.
Clause I - If the Vice President is not available or eligible for the office of President of the Coalition, the first Cabinet Secretary appointed becomes Acting President while a snap election is called.
Clause II - The Assembly may change the events and order of succession, however the Vice President must always be first in the order of succession
Clause III - If the President is temporarily unable to serve, the same line of succession shall apply, except that the successor shall be Acting President until the President is ready or until the next presidential election, depending on which happens first.
Clause IV- Whenever a majority of the cabinet transmit to the Assembly a written declaration that the President is unable to discharge the powers and duties of their office, the Vice President shall immediately assume the powers and duties of the office as Acting President. Thereupon the Assembly shall decide the issue, assembling within forty-eight hours for that purpose. if the majority of the Assembly determines that the President is unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office, the Vice President shall continue to discharge the same as Acting President; otherwise, the President shall resume the powers and duties of his office.

Article II: The Legislative
Section I - Legislative powers shall be vested in the Free Coalition of Governments Assembly.
Section II - Any resident of the Coalition may join the Assembly.
Clause I- Only one nation per person is allowed in the Assembly
Section III - The Assembly shall pass laws, to be known as Acts of the Assembly.
Section IV - The Assembly's duties and powers are to form and pass Acts, remove the President from office when requested by the Cabinet, and override the President’s veto.
Section V - Any member of the Assembly may propose an Act of the Assembly, at which point it will be deliberated for three days, after which it will be voted upon by the Assembly. If the proposed Act is approved by a majority of the Assembly, the Act will be sent to the President for signing.
Section VI - If the President vetoes the Act, the Act may be reviewed by the Assembly and a vote called. If a two-thirds majority of the Assembly approves the Act, the Act overrides the President’s veto.

Article III: The Judicial
Section I- The Assembly is to pass an Act regarding the Judicial Branch.
Clause I- It must be passed with the support two-thirds majority of the Assembly.
Clause II- Once this act is passed, Article III shall be repealed, and the Act shall become Article III

Article IV: Constitutional Amendment- Kyra Thet's suggestion
Section I - An amendment to the Constitution may be proposed at any time.
Section II - The proposed amendment shall be supported as an Act of the Assembly by a two-thirds majority of the Assembly.
Section III - The Act does not need the approval of the President to be amended into the Constitution.

Alternate Article IV: Constitutional Amendment - Democratic-ish’s suggestion
Section I - An amendment to the Constitution may be proposed at any time.
Clause I- The amendment must have a clause that gives a expiration of the proposal, which can be no more than 6 months
Section II- Assembly members are to state their ratification or rejection of the Amendment on the Regional Message Board
Clause I- The Vice President is to keep a dispatch with the Assembly’s ratifications or rejections
Section III- After a threshold of 2/3 of Assembly members ratify the amendment, it shall become part of the Constitution immediately, unless the amendment states that it shall have a delay in time in which it takes effect.
Clause I- If a Assembly member does not ratify or reject the amendment on or before the expiration of the proposal, they are assumed to have abstained and they will not be counted.
Section IV- If more than ⅓ of Assembly members reject the amendment, the proposal shall be declared dead, and will expire.

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(There are two versions of Article IV, as we cannot come into a conclusion on which one we are gonna use)

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