A Bill to Establish Clerks
PREAMBLE: To help streamline trellos, and keep citizens informed on current events within the Legislative and Judicial branches.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE STATE OF FIRESTONE CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED THAT:
SECTION 1: The positions of Head Clerk, Legislative Clerk, and Judicial Clerk shall be established.
SECTION 1A: All positions mentioned in SECTION 1 shall be voluntary to ensure they’ll be filled.
SECTION 1B: There can only be five 5 Legislative Clerks, and five (5) Judicial Clerks, while there can only be one (1) Head Clerk. This can be increased with successful amendments.
SECTION 2: Legislative Clerks shall be appointed by the Speaker of The House, Lieutenant Governor, or Governor. The Head Clerk will consistently recommend capable and willing clerks to the Speaker of the House, Lieutenant Governor, and Governor.
SECTION 2A: All Legislative Clerks will be confirmed by the Speaker of The House, Lieutenant Governor, and Governor. They must receive at least 2 votes in favor of them becoming a clerk to be confirmed as a legislative clerk.
SECTION 2B: Should any of the positions Speaker of The House, Lieutenant Governor, or Governor be vacant all confirmations on Legislative Clerks shall be placed immediately on hold. This is to prevent potential 1-1 ties, with nobody to break them.
SECTION 2C: Judicial Clerks shall be appointed by the Chief Court Justice or any Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. The Head Clerk will consistently recommend capable and willing clerk to the Chief Court Justice and Associate Justices of the Supreme Court.
SECTION 2D: All Judicial Clerks will be confirmed by the Chief Court Justice and Associate Justices of the Supreme Court. They must receive a simple majority of votes in favor of them in order for them to be a confirmed as a judicial clerk.
SECTION 2E: The Head Clerk will be appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate with a simple majority. The previous Head Clerk (if applicable) will suggest potential new Head Clerks to the Governor.
SECTION 3: All Legislative Clerks shall be tasked with upkeeping a weekly record, similar to CPAC records. It would include passed legislation, new bills, new laws, amendments, resolutions, failed bills, tabled bills, etc. Legislative Clerks may include more, at their discretion. Legislative Clerks will also be tasked (but not required) to assist Presiding Officers and members of the Legislative Branch with their trellos and trello boards.
SECTION 3A: All Judicial Clerks shall be required to upkeep a weekly record, similar to CPAC records. It would include new cases, verdicts, new case schedules, new warrants, new subpoenas, appeals, etc. Judicial Clerks may include more, at their discretion. Judicial Clerks will also be tasked (but not required) to assist Judges and members of the Judicial Branch with their trellos and trello boards.
SECTION 3B: The Head Clerk shall be tasked with consistently recommend capable and willing clerks, ensuring that all current clerks are active and competent at their duties, set rules and regulations regarding records, and ensure each and every record is accurate and contains all needed materials. The Head Clerk will also make sure trellos are being maintained correctly, if applicable.
SECTION 4: The Legislative Branch, Judicial Branch, and the Governor shall enforce this legislation.
SECTION 5: This legislation shall go into effect immediately.
SECTION 6: All laws in conflict with this legislation are hereby declared null and void.
SECTION 6A: A Joint Resolution to Fix the (CPAC) (A Joint Resolution to Fix the (CPAC)) shall be declared null and void.
Respectfully submitted to the Congress of the State of Firestone,
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