Bill: Privatization Act
Votes: This is an ordinary bill. It requires more yes votes than no votes. This bill will not pass any sooner than the deadline.
Voting deadline: March 2405
|Privatization of all Government owned businesses.|
Old value:: The state owns all defence industries.
Current: Defence industries are privately owned and not subsidised.
Proposed: Defence industries are privately owned and not subsidised.
Old value:: The government subsidises independent non-profit-making cooperatives for educational and informational purposes; other private non-subsidised radio stations are allowed.
Current: All radio stations are owned by the state.
Proposed: All radio stations are private.
Old value:: The government subsidises independent non-profit-making cooperatives for educational and informational purposes; other private non-subsidised TV stations are allowed.
Current: All television stations are owned by the state.
Proposed: All television media are private.
Old value:: There is a free public health care system and a small number of private clinics, which are heavily regulated to ensure they treat their patients well and provide good care.
Current: Health care is private, but is paid for by the state for people with low incomes.
Proposed: Health care is entirely private.
Old value:: The government allows private higher education but regulates it to meet nationally set standards.
Current: The government provides local governments with funding to operate higher educational institutions.
Proposed: The government does not fund any public higher education institutions, permitting only private higher education institutions to exist.
Proposal[?] to change The government's policy concerning the pension system.
Old value:: The state operates a compulsory, public pension system.
Current: The state operates a compulsory public system combined with an optional private pension.
Proposed: There is a compulsory private pension system.
Old value:: There is a free public education system alongside private schools.
Current: Education is a matter of local governments.
Proposed: Education is entirely private and schools run on a for-profit basis.
These messages have been posted to debate on this bill:
|Date||18:31:31, May 15, 2007 CET||From||Libertarian Alliance||To||Debating the Privatization Act|
|Message||Yes... we proposed a very similar bill actually.|
Right down to the same name (only with the correct spelling) and I'm pretty sure you voted on it...
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