An Amendment to the House Standing Rules 2022
BE IT ENACTED BY THE STATE OF FIRESTONE CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED THAT
SECTION 1: The House Standing Rules shall be defined as: House of Representatives Standing Rules.pdf - Google Drive
SECTION 2: Section VI, Sub-section 1 currently states: “While in debate, each representative has the right to be heard unless there is a motion to call the previous question which ends debates entirely. Debate may also be limited or extended through the appropriate motion.”
SECTION 3: Section VI, Sub-section 1 shall now state: “ While in debate, each representative has the right to be heard unless there is a motion to call the previous question which ends debates entirely. No representative shall be silenced whilst having the floor in the house chamber. During a debate, when a representative has the floor, no other representative shall call a motion to call the previous question until the designated representative has finished debating. Each representative is guaranteed one (1) minute of speaking time should they wish to debate. Debates may also be limited or extended through the appropriate motion.”
SECTION 6: Should any part of this legislation be constructed by any judicial body of this state to be unconstitutional and declared unenforceable then that part shall be severed with the rest of the act remaining in full force and effect.
SECTION 7: This legislation shall be brought into law, given that it follows the procedures to do so, as outlined by the Constitution.
Respectfully submitted to the Congress of the State of Firestone,
Representative of the 1st District
Representative of the 4th District