A Senate Resolution to Update the Senate Standing Rules
BE IT ENACTED BY THE STATE OF FIRESTONE CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED THAT:
PREAMBLE. The clause that makes it so that the Standing Rules must be voted on every term is unrealistic due to staggered elections.
Section I. The Senate Standing Rules shall be amended.
Section IA. For the purposes of this resolution, the “Senate Standing Rules” shall be defined as, A Senate Resolution to Impose Standing Rules - State Legislature - State of Firestone Forums. It may be abbreviated as “The Rules”.
Section II. Section V.2.2.1 of The Rules currently states:
“The Standing Rules shall be in effect for the entirety of the Congressional Term in which it passed. It shall continue to be in effect until the date in which the new term’s Senate is sworn in and hosts a vote on whether or not the Standing Rules should continue to have effect or cease effectiveness.”
Section III. Section V.2.2.1 of The Rules shall now state:
“These Standing Rules shall remain in effect until the Senate passes new standing rules in accordance with Section I.III.VI of the State of Firestone Constitution.”
Section IV. This resolution shall go into effect, given that it follows the procedures to do so, as outlined by the Constitution.
Respectfully submitted to the Congress of the State of Firestone,
Lieutenant Governor Stamose