NATION

PASSWORD

Ideas for General Assembly Proposals

Where WA members debate how to improve the world, one resolution at a time.

Advertisement

Remove ads

User avatar
Yaak
Spokesperson
 
Posts: 122
Founded: Sep 19, 2021
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Yaak » Tue Oct 19, 2021 2:36 pm

1. A resolution on organic foods.
2. A resolution on a patent system.
3. A resolution banning math homework.
China, oh my beautiful country, Our supreme leader is a god,
He lets us play games all day, Your supreme leader will pay,
We can visit the country of Taiwan too! And have multiple children woohoo!

User avatar
Americantia
Political Columnist
 
Posts: 2
Founded: Oct 12, 2021
Iron Fist Consumerists

Postby Americantia » Wed Oct 20, 2021 4:27 pm

1. Resolution for global win-win global trade irregardless of economic and political system.
2. Resolution to build up the productive forces.
3. Resolution to develop autonomous manufacturing machines to raise material abundance.

User avatar
Corvetteland
Civilian
 
Posts: 1
Founded: Oct 21, 2021
New York Times Democracy

Postby Corvetteland » Fri Oct 22, 2021 12:45 pm

Araraukar wrote:Perhaps as good as ideas for things would be ideas on what not to try, at least as your first proposal. My suggestions for that category are "any repeals" and "anything to do with guns or drugs". :P

EDIT: What if someone submits a topic that a regular has had a draft on for ages, or already has a drafting thread for (but it just currently happens to be on page 78 or something of the forum)? Also, telling people not to post drafts on a subject just because they've been around here for ages sounds... well, counterintuitive, if the point is to get activity here.
I support you. I think we should have something to do with guns and drugs. They do a big impact in the safety of our countries. 8) 8) 8)

User avatar
Bears Armed
GA Secretariat
 
Posts: 20489
Founded: Jun 01, 2006
Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Bears Armed » Fri Oct 22, 2021 2:32 pm

Corvetteland wrote:I think we should have something to do with guns and drugs. They do a big impact in the safety of our countries. 8) 8) 8)
And decisions about them can be made at the national level: Many of the WA's member nations will oppose international legislation on these topics on general principles, no matter which side of the debates on those topics they favour.

Also, what can be done regarding guns is greatly limited by G.A. Res.#399 'Responsibility In Transferring Arms': See its clause 5.
5. Assures member nations of the exclusive right to determine purely internal arms trading and firearm policy, excepting:
a. those regulations recognized by the terms of this resolution or extant international law,
b. future regulations which seek to prevent firearms from being sold to or used by individuals that pose a danger of performing imminent lawless action, or
c. future resolutions which seek to relax regulations on purchasing firearms for recreational reasons only;
Last edited by Bears Armed on Fri Oct 22, 2021 2:33 pm, edited 1 time in total.
The Confrederated Clans (and other Confrederated Bodys) of the Free Bears of Bears Armed
(includes The Ursine NorthLands) Demonym = Bear[s]; adjective = ‘Urrsish’.
Population = just under 20 million. Economy = only Thriving. Average Life expectancy = c.60 years. If the nation is classified as 'Anarchy' there still is a [strictly limited] national government... and those aren't "biker gangs", they're traditional cross-Clan 'Warrior Societies', generally respected rather than feared.
Author of some GA Resolutions, via Bears Armed Mission; subject of an SC resolution.
Factbook. We have more than 70 MAPS. Visitors' Guide.
The IDU's WA Drafting Room is open to help you.
Author of issues #429, 712, 729, 934, 1120, 1152, 1474.

User avatar
Yaak
Spokesperson
 
Posts: 122
Founded: Sep 19, 2021
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Yaak » Tue Oct 26, 2021 1:45 pm

Is it legal to make a resolution ban math homework?
China, oh my beautiful country, Our supreme leader is a god,
He lets us play games all day, Your supreme leader will pay,
We can visit the country of Taiwan too! And have multiple children woohoo!

User avatar
Bears Armed
GA Secretariat
 
Posts: 20489
Founded: Jun 01, 2006
Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Bears Armed » Tue Oct 26, 2021 2:18 pm

Yaak wrote:Is it legal to make a resolution ban math homework?

It might be legal, or -- perhaps more probably -- it might be considered a breach of the rule against joke proposals. That would depend on how well it was written, and how many GenSec members were willing to accept its legality.
Getting it to quorum, let alone passed, would be even trickier.
The Confrederated Clans (and other Confrederated Bodys) of the Free Bears of Bears Armed
(includes The Ursine NorthLands) Demonym = Bear[s]; adjective = ‘Urrsish’.
Population = just under 20 million. Economy = only Thriving. Average Life expectancy = c.60 years. If the nation is classified as 'Anarchy' there still is a [strictly limited] national government... and those aren't "biker gangs", they're traditional cross-Clan 'Warrior Societies', generally respected rather than feared.
Author of some GA Resolutions, via Bears Armed Mission; subject of an SC resolution.
Factbook. We have more than 70 MAPS. Visitors' Guide.
The IDU's WA Drafting Room is open to help you.
Author of issues #429, 712, 729, 934, 1120, 1152, 1474.

User avatar
Untecna
Ambassador
 
Posts: 1594
Founded: Jun 02, 2020
Iron Fist Consumerists

Postby Untecna » Tue Oct 26, 2021 2:20 pm

Bears Armed wrote:
Yaak wrote:Is it legal to make a resolution ban math homework?

It might be legal, or -- perhaps more probably -- it might be considered a breach of the rule against joke proposals. That would depend on how well it was written, and how many GenSec members were willing to accept its legality.
Getting it to quorum, let alone passed, would be even trickier.

I'd say just make it a joke proposal. For the laughs!
Somehow still without a passed proposal in the WA. I'm trying, I assure you.
Casual(ish) Californian liberal, who visits NSG unironically.
WA Ambassador: Cassi Iliana


NEWS: Spice production up 9% over last quarter, analysts say Axxila has needed more resources lately--Recent investigation into the Emperor's fortune dismissed
My storefronts: Palo-Xara

User avatar
Yaak
Spokesperson
 
Posts: 122
Founded: Sep 19, 2021
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Yaak » Tue Oct 26, 2021 5:53 pm

Bears Armed wrote:
Yaak wrote:Is it legal to make a resolution ban math homework?

It might be legal, or -- perhaps more probably -- it might be considered a breach of the rule against joke proposals. That would depend on how well it was written, and how many GenSec members were willing to accept its legality.
Getting it to quorum, let alone passed, would be even trickier.


Can you teach me how to get it on the voting board, or at least make it legal?
Last edited by Yaak on Wed Oct 27, 2021 10:03 am, edited 1 time in total.
China, oh my beautiful country, Our supreme leader is a god,
He lets us play games all day, Your supreme leader will pay,
We can visit the country of Taiwan too! And have multiple children woohoo!

User avatar
Outer Sparta
Postmaster-General
 
Posts: 13134
Founded: Dec 26, 2014
Scandinavian Liberal Paradise

Postby Outer Sparta » Wed Oct 27, 2021 6:47 pm

Yaak wrote:
Bears Armed wrote:It might be legal, or -- perhaps more probably -- it might be considered a breach of the rule against joke proposals. That would depend on how well it was written, and how many GenSec members were willing to accept its legality.
Getting it to quorum, let alone passed, would be even trickier.


Can you teach me how to get it on the voting board, or at least make it legal?

Read this guide: viewtopic.php?f=9&t=159348

This will answer most of your questions regarding the rules and procedures.
social democracy, environmental protection, universal healthcare, free college, social equality, LGBT, pro-choice,
GOP, corporate socialism, Trump, neoconservatism, white supremacy, extreme political views, corruption

User avatar
Yaak
Spokesperson
 
Posts: 122
Founded: Sep 19, 2021
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Yaak » Thu Oct 28, 2021 3:22 pm

Outer Sparta wrote:
Yaak wrote:
Can you teach me how to get it on the voting board, or at least make it legal?

Read this guide: viewtopic.php?f=9&t=159348

This will answer most of your questions regarding the rules and procedures.


1. Too late. I decided to move it to SC.
2. I read it 100 times. I'm basically asking for a co-author.
China, oh my beautiful country, Our supreme leader is a god,
He lets us play games all day, Your supreme leader will pay,
We can visit the country of Taiwan too! And have multiple children woohoo!

User avatar
Wayneactia
Minister
 
Posts: 2457
Founded: Aug 01, 2014
New York Times Democracy

Postby Wayneactia » Sat Oct 30, 2021 12:44 am

Yaak wrote:
Outer Sparta wrote:Read this guide: viewtopic.php?f=9&t=159348

This will answer most of your questions regarding the rules and procedures.


1. Too late. I decided to move it to SC.
2. I read it 100 times. I'm basically asking for a co-author.

Your Delegate has a tiny bit of experience passing resoultions. Maybe talk to him?
Sarcasm dispensed liberally.

User avatar
Terra Animo
Bureaucrat
 
Posts: 42
Founded: Oct 29, 2021
Moralistic Democracy

Postby Terra Animo » Mon Nov 08, 2021 5:45 pm

I am considering writing a proposal on railway standard unification. I have looked at the two drafts regarding the issue which have come up previously and believe I could write a draft which fixes the issues people took with them. My only worry is that anything regarding the standardization of railways will be "covered" by WA #34, however the document seems to be centered around safety, while mine would be centered on unification, as well as more specific standards regarding railways. I know I cannot reference other WA approved laws, but could I insert a clause somewhere in there that went something like, in more scholarly wording of course, "ample safety measures shall also be taken to comply with an past or future WA legislation," and be good? Looking forward to a response!

User avatar
Bears Armed
GA Secretariat
 
Posts: 20489
Founded: Jun 01, 2006
Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Bears Armed » Mon Nov 08, 2021 5:57 pm

Terra Animo wrote:I am considering writing a proposal on railway standard unification. I have looked at the two drafts regarding the issue which have come up previously and believe I could write a draft which fixes the issues people took with them. My only worry is that anything regarding the standardization of railways will be "covered" by WA #34, however the document seems to be centered around safety, while mine would be centered on unification, as well as more specific standards regarding railways. I know I cannot reference other WA approved laws, but could I insert a clause somewhere in there that went something like, in more scholarly wording of course, "ample safety measures shall also be taken to comply with an past or future WA legislation," and be good? Looking forward to a response!

The basic problem with 'railway standard unification' for the WA's members is that some member-nations have rail connections mostly -- or even only -- with non-members, so that forcing a single standard on all of us might well "break" our current rail connections (based on gauge-standardising with those neighbours) and thus be counterproductive economically. This problem was what halted at least two earlier attempts at setting a "W.A. standard gauge". Think about whether you have a workable solution to it...
The Confrederated Clans (and other Confrederated Bodys) of the Free Bears of Bears Armed
(includes The Ursine NorthLands) Demonym = Bear[s]; adjective = ‘Urrsish’.
Population = just under 20 million. Economy = only Thriving. Average Life expectancy = c.60 years. If the nation is classified as 'Anarchy' there still is a [strictly limited] national government... and those aren't "biker gangs", they're traditional cross-Clan 'Warrior Societies', generally respected rather than feared.
Author of some GA Resolutions, via Bears Armed Mission; subject of an SC resolution.
Factbook. We have more than 70 MAPS. Visitors' Guide.
The IDU's WA Drafting Room is open to help you.
Author of issues #429, 712, 729, 934, 1120, 1152, 1474.

User avatar
Republic of Sernia
Civil Servant
 
Posts: 8
Founded: Nov 13, 2020
Iron Fist Consumerists

Postby Republic of Sernia » Mon Nov 08, 2021 7:05 pm

Hey! I was thinking about writing a proposal about slowing down inflation of currencies by bringing all mints (or whatever you call places that make money) under WA control so they can moderate production of money and slow down inflation.
I was just wondering if there were any problems with it, and if not, which category it would fall into.
I'm actually a socialist.
Not a capitalist.

User avatar
Untecna
Ambassador
 
Posts: 1594
Founded: Jun 02, 2020
Iron Fist Consumerists

Postby Untecna » Mon Nov 08, 2021 7:40 pm

Republic of Sernia wrote:Hey! I was thinking about writing a proposal about slowing down inflation of currencies by bringing all mints (or whatever you call places that make money) under WA control so they can moderate production of money and slow down inflation.
I was just wondering if there were any problems with it, and if not, which category it would fall into.

That would be extremely illegal. Most likely due to GA#17, as well as other previous resolutions.

Edit: Not GA#17, since that deals with funding the WA. Still, this idea is extremely illegal.
Last edited by Untecna on Mon Nov 08, 2021 7:42 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Somehow still without a passed proposal in the WA. I'm trying, I assure you.
Casual(ish) Californian liberal, who visits NSG unironically.
WA Ambassador: Cassi Iliana


NEWS: Spice production up 9% over last quarter, analysts say Axxila has needed more resources lately--Recent investigation into the Emperor's fortune dismissed
My storefronts: Palo-Xara

User avatar
Republic of Sernia
Civil Servant
 
Posts: 8
Founded: Nov 13, 2020
Iron Fist Consumerists

Postby Republic of Sernia » Mon Nov 08, 2021 7:45 pm

Untecna wrote:
Republic of Sernia wrote:Hey! I was thinking about writing a proposal about slowing down inflation of currencies by bringing all mints (or whatever you call places that make money) under WA control so they can moderate production of money and slow down inflation.
I was just wondering if there were any problems with it, and if not, which category it would fall into.

That would be extremely illegal. Most likely due to GA#17, as well as other previous resolutions.

Edit: Not GA#17, since that deals with funding the WA. Still, this idea is extremely illegal.

Thanks :)
I'm actually a socialist.
Not a capitalist.

User avatar
Terra Animo
Bureaucrat
 
Posts: 42
Founded: Oct 29, 2021
Moralistic Democracy

Postby Terra Animo » Tue Nov 09, 2021 2:05 pm

I am considering writing a proposal regulating the conversion of currencies. Some of the regulations would include creating an organization to set worldwide conversion rates, as well as overseeing the conversions to ensure they are not overly taxed and things. Is this legal? Has it been done?

User avatar
Tinhampton
Powerbroker
 
Posts: 9358
Founded: Oct 05, 2016
Anarchy

Postby Tinhampton » Tue Nov 09, 2021 2:08 pm

Terra Animo wrote:Is this legal?

I have no clue - nobody will unless you put a draft on the forums - but I certainly wouldn't support the fixing of every currency conversion rate in the WA myself.

TA wrote:Has it been done?

Not to my awareness.
The Self-Administrative City of TINHAMPTON (pop. 319,372): Saffron Howard, Mayor (UCP); Alexander Smith, WA Delegate-Ambassador

Authorships & co-authorships: SC#250, SC#251, Issue #1115, SC#267, GA#484, GA#491, GA#533, GA#540, GA#549, SC#356, GA#559, GA#562, GA#567, GA#578, SC#374, GA#582, SC#375
Other achievements: Cup of Harmony 73 champions; Philosopher-Queen of Sophia; possibly very controversial; "Tinhampton? the man's literally god"
Who am I, really? 46yo Tory woman w/Asperger's; Cambridge graduate; currently reading National Populism by Roger Eatwell and Matthew Goodwin

User avatar
Untecna
Ambassador
 
Posts: 1594
Founded: Jun 02, 2020
Iron Fist Consumerists

Postby Untecna » Tue Nov 09, 2021 2:21 pm

Terra Animo wrote:I am considering writing a proposal regulating the conversion of currencies. Some of the regulations would include creating an organization to set worldwide conversion rates, as well as overseeing the conversions to ensure they are not overly taxed and things. Is this legal? Has it been done?

The GA can't interfere in a nation's taxation so... the regulation of taxation during the conversion of currencies is not legal. I am not sure about regulating currency conversion, so that part is ambiguous. I would say to draft it and see what the Secretariats or IA say.
Somehow still without a passed proposal in the WA. I'm trying, I assure you.
Casual(ish) Californian liberal, who visits NSG unironically.
WA Ambassador: Cassi Iliana


NEWS: Spice production up 9% over last quarter, analysts say Axxila has needed more resources lately--Recent investigation into the Emperor's fortune dismissed
My storefronts: Palo-Xara

User avatar
Imperium Anglorum
Postmaster-General
 
Posts: 10885
Founded: Aug 26, 2013
Left-Leaning College State

Postby Imperium Anglorum » Wed Nov 10, 2021 9:17 am

Untecna wrote:
Terra Animo wrote:I am considering writing a proposal regulating the conversion of currencies. Some of the regulations would include creating an organization to set worldwide conversion rates, as well as overseeing the conversions to ensure they are not overly taxed and things. Is this legal? Has it been done?

The GA can't interfere in a nation's taxation so... the regulation of taxation during the conversion of currencies is not legal. I am not sure about regulating currency conversion, so that part is ambiguous. I would say to draft it and see what the Secretariats or IA say.

The GA can interfere in domestic taxation if it is discriminatory. GA 17 "WA General Fund" ("Affirms the right of member nations to maintain full authority over domestic taxation policies, barring those that may include unfair discriminatory practices"). It can also interfere in international taxation, such as tariffs or taxes on foreigners. See GA 499 "Access to Abortion" and International Money Transfers, (2015) 2 IAM __ (explaining that GA 17's blocker does not cover "a foreign government directly taxing another nation's inhabitant, citizen or resident").
Last edited by Imperium Anglorum on Wed Nov 10, 2021 9:20 am, edited 3 times in total.

Author: 1 SC and 42 GA resolutions
Maintainer: GA Passed Resolutions
Developer: Communiqué and InfoEurope
Twice-commended toxic villainous globalist kittehs
Delegate for Europe
Elsie Mortimer Wellesley (EMW); OOC unless otherwise indicated
Ideological Bulwark 285, WALL delegate
Dastardly villain providing free services to the community sans remuneration

User avatar
Nanny35
Civil Servant
 
Posts: 8
Founded: Nov 10, 2021
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Nanny35 » Thu Nov 11, 2021 3:09 am

I oppose! jk.

yeah great idea

User avatar
Jaxino
Civilian
 
Posts: 1
Founded: Nov 11, 2021
Moralistic Democracy

New kind of YouTube

Postby Jaxino » Thu Nov 11, 2021 5:51 pm

We make a different kind of YouTube called NationTube

User avatar
Untecna
Ambassador
 
Posts: 1594
Founded: Jun 02, 2020
Iron Fist Consumerists

Postby Untecna » Fri Nov 12, 2021 2:21 pm

Jaxino wrote:We make a different kind of YouTube called NationTube

Not of international concern and... not really doable.
Somehow still without a passed proposal in the WA. I'm trying, I assure you.
Casual(ish) Californian liberal, who visits NSG unironically.
WA Ambassador: Cassi Iliana


NEWS: Spice production up 9% over last quarter, analysts say Axxila has needed more resources lately--Recent investigation into the Emperor's fortune dismissed
My storefronts: Palo-Xara

User avatar
AJ Empire
Secretary
 
Posts: 28
Founded: Jul 11, 2021
Democratic Socialists

Postby AJ Empire » Sun Nov 14, 2021 1:27 am

I suggest to make an arms regulations act which would decrease all military budgets by 20 to 25%, would decrease arms manufacturing by 10% or would just ban WMDs and conscription.

User avatar
Outer Sparta
Postmaster-General
 
Posts: 13134
Founded: Dec 26, 2014
Scandinavian Liberal Paradise

Postby Outer Sparta » Sun Nov 14, 2021 9:55 am

AJ Empire wrote:I suggest to make an arms regulations act which would decrease all military budgets by 20 to 25%, would decrease arms manufacturing by 10% or would just ban WMDs and conscription.

You can't decrease military budgets or arms manufacturing by a certain amount (runs afoul of the game mechanics rule). There are resolutions to regulate conscription and WMDs, but you can't ban them outright.
social democracy, environmental protection, universal healthcare, free college, social equality, LGBT, pro-choice,
GOP, corporate socialism, Trump, neoconservatism, white supremacy, extreme political views, corruption

PreviousNext

Advertisement

Remove ads

Return to General Assembly

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Asaurcmi

Advertisement

Remove ads