STATE OF FIRESTONE
August 31st, 2023
ESTABLISH A PETITION SYSTEM
SECTION I: SEVERABILITY; EFFECTIVENESS
- If any part of this act is struck down by the Firestone Supreme Court, this act shall be null and void.
- This act shall be deemed effective once all conditions outlined by the constitution necessary for its passage are fulfilled properly.
- This act shall be cited, “The Petitions Act”, “An Act to Establish a Petition System”, and “Petitions Act”.
- Pursuant to Section II of the Firestone Bill of Rights, this act shall detail who can be petitioned and what is specifically required for a petition to be considered valid.
SECTION II: PETITION REQUIREMENTS
- A petition may be made;
- for a redress of a grievance concerning whom the petition is directed to,
- or for an exercise of official government power within the purview of whom the petition is directed to.
- Petitions to all parties must be created by means of a Firestone forums topic, which must include:
- A statement indicating that the petition is an official petition pursuant to this act, “The Petitions Act” or BOR.II,
- The party being petitioned,
- If the petition is submitted on behalf of an entity, the name of that entity,
- A summary of the matter at hand,
- The government action that is being requested or the intended result of the petition
- A method to allow for individuals to express their assent to the petition in a manner that would clearly indicate the number of individuals expressing their assent, such as a poll allowing those expressing their assent to indicate as such, or allowing those expressing their assent to comment on the forums post. Every instance in which assent is indicated shall be considered a signature. The petition must only use one method for individuals to express their assent.
- The parties that may be petitioned are;
- the state government of Firestone, through the Governor.
- the county government of Stapleton County, through the County Executive.
- the municipal governments of the City of Redwood, through the Mayor of the City of Redwood.
- the municipal government of City of Arborfield, through the Mayor of the City of Arborfield.
- the municipal government of the District of Prominence, through the Mayor of the District of Prominence.
- the Congress of the State of Firestone.
- Should the designated individual of the party being petitioned be on Leave of Absence or not exist, whoever is acting in that position’s capacity shall be the assumed responded.
- Once a petition to a party that may be petitioned collects the necessary signatures and is submitted to its respective recipient, prescribed below, a response shall be made to the petition within seven (7) days which shall state whether action has been taken, is in the process of being taken, or will be taken, if any, and any reasoning for that decision. The response to the petition shall be made on the original forum post of the petition.
- Once a petition to the state government collects sixty (60) signatures, the petition may be submitted to the Governor, or any other official they should designate.
- Once a petition to the Congress of the State of Firestone collects fifty (50) signatures, the petition may be submitted to any member of Congress, or any other official congressperson Congress may designate through resolution.
- Once a petition to the county government collects forty-five (45) signatures, the petition may be submitted to the County Executive, or any other official they should designate.
- Once a petition to a municipal government collects thirty (30) signatures, the petition may be submitted to the Mayor of the municipality the petition concerns, or any other official they should designate.
Speaker of the House CanadlanLaw