Criminal Code Consolidation (CCC) Act

PREAMBLE: To consolidate the criminal code as the sole location for all criminal offenses within the State at all levels of government

BE IT ENACTED BY THE STATE OF FIRESTONE CONGRESS HERE ASSEMBLED THAT:

SECTION I: DEFINITIONS

(a) The Criminal Code shall be recognized as: Trello

(b) The Inferior Governments Act shall be recognized as: Inferior Governments Act

SECTION II: RECOGNITION OF CRIMINAL CODE AND STATE SUPERIORITY

(a) The Criminal Code shall be recognized as the sole document in which criminal offenses within the jurisdiction of the State of Firestone shall be listed.

     (i) All criminal offenses within the State of Firestone, regardless of the level of government that establishes the offense, must be listed in the Criminal Code.

(b) Inferior governments shall be able to establish criminal offenses within the Criminal Code, in accordance with this Act.

     (i) The County Government, as recognized by the Inferior Governments Act, shall have the ability to create criminal offenses up to and including Class C Felonies. The maximum jail time a county established offense may carry is 600 seconds. The maximum citation amount a county established offense may carry is 500 FSD.

     (ii) Municipal Governments, as recognized by the Inferior Governments Act, shall have the ability to create criminal offenses up to and including Class A Misdemeanors. The maximum jail time a municipality created offense may carry is 450 seconds. The maximum citation amount a municipality created offense may carry is 250 FSD.

(c) State criminal offenses must be enforced by all State Law Enforcement Agencies and those of inferior governments. County criminal offenses must be enforced by all County Law Enforcement Agencies and those of inferior governments. Municipal criminal offenses must be enforced by the Law Enforcement Agency of that Municipality.

     (i) There shall be no statutory obligation for a Law Enforcement Agency of a superior government to enforce criminal offenses established by an inferior government. Likewise, there shall be no statutory obligation for a Municipal Law Enforcement Agency to enforce criminal offenses established by a different Municipality.

          (1) This does not prevent Law Enforcement Agencies of a superior government from voluntarily enforcing criminal offenses established by an inferior government, so long as the Peace Officer is within the jurisdiction of the inferior government in question.

     (ii) An inferior government may petition their immediately superior government to statutorily obligate their Law Enforcement Agency(ies) to enforce a specific criminal offense. Such may be obligated by a simple majority vote of the respective legislature.

SECTION III: ESTABLISHMENT OF COUNTY CHAPTER

(a) Chapter 8 of the Criminal Code shall be established, entitled, ‚ÄúChapter 8 - Offenses Against the County‚ÄĚ

(b) Criminal offenses within this chapter shall be enforceable across the entirety of Stapleton County, as recognized by the Inferior Governments Act.

(c) Offenses may only be added to this Chapter after the appropriate legislative processes of the County Government have been undertaken.

SECTION IV: ESTABLISHMENT OF PROMINENCE CHAPTER

(a) Chapter 9 of the Criminal Code shall be established, entitled, ‚ÄúChapter 9 - Offenses Against the District of Prominence‚ÄĚ

(b) Criminal offenses within this chapter shall be enforceable only within the physical jurisdiction of the District of Prominence, as recognized by the Inferior Governments Act.

(c) Offenses may only be added to this Chapter after the appropriate legislative processes of the District of Prominence have been undertaken.

SECTION V: ESTABLISHMENT OF REDWOOD CHAPTER

(a) Chapter 10 of the Criminal Code shall be established, entitled, ‚ÄúChapter 10 - Offenses Against the City of Redwood‚ÄĚ

(b) Criminal offenses within this chapter shall be enforceable only within the physical jurisdiction of the City of Redwood, as recognized by the Inferior Governments Act.

(c) Offenses may only be added to this Chapter after the appropriate legislative processes of the City of Redwood have been undertaken.

SECTION VI: ESTABLISHMENT OF ARBORFIELD CHAPTER

(a) Chapter 11 of the Criminal Code shall be established, entitled, ‚ÄúChapter 11 - Offenses Against the City of Arborfield‚ÄĚ

(b) Criminal offenses within this chapter shall be enforceable only within the physical jurisdiction of the City of Arborfield, as recognized by the Inferior Governments Act.

(c) Offenses may only be added to this Chapter after the appropriate legislative processes of the City of Arborfield have been undertaken.

SECTION VII: IMPOSITION OF GRACE PERIOD

(a) Inferior Governments shall have 14 days from this Act taking effect to amend their criminal offenses into the Criminal Code. Any offense that is not amended into the Criminal Code after this grace period shall be considered null and void.

SECTION VIII: GENERAL PROVISIONS

(a) This act shall go into effect immediately upon completion of the required constitutional process.

(b) Should any part of this act be declared unconstitutional or otherwise struck down, the remainder of the Act shall remain in effect.

Chief Sponsor(s):

The Right Honorable Lieutenant Governor of Firestone, Sharkfish82
The Right Honorable District Court Justice, Wolf_RBX

Co-Sponsor(s):

The Honorable Confussled, Esq.

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