Bill: Moderate Religion Bill
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: August 2496
|The UPD, hereby present the following bill to the senate in order to tackle the increasingly controversial issues of religion in Solentia.|
The UPD have long stood for a moderate "No Interferance" stance on religion, and beleive that people should have the right to faith, but the government, should not contaminate the system and entangle it in beauocracy and poltics.
Proposal[?] to change Government policy concerning the visitation of foreign missionaries.
Old value:: The government selectively screens which religions are permitted to send missionaries to the nation. Certain religions are approved and travel is unregulated.
Current: The government selectively screens which religions are permitted to send missionaries to the nation. Certain religions are approved and travel is unregulated.
Proposed: The government has no policy concerning the visitation of foreign missionaries.
Proposal[?] to change The state's intervention in the appointment of ministers of religion.
Old value:: The state appoints the head and ministers of the state religion, but does not intervene otherwise.
Current: The state does not intervene in the appointment of ministers of any religion whatsoever.
Proposed: The state does not intervene in the appointment of ministers of any religion whatsoever.
Old value:: All religious income, despite the use, is taxed.
Current: Recognized religions are not taxed.
Proposed: No religions are taxed.
Old value:: Any religion may set up a school, but they are strictly regulated.
Current: Only recognised religions may set up religious schools, with no regulations.
Proposed: Any religion may set up a school, with no regulations.
Old value:: The state does not intervene in the remuneration of ministers of religion.
Current: The state does not intervene in the remuneration of ministers of religion.
Proposed: The salaries and pensions of ministers of religions shall be regulated by the law, but shall be borne by the religious communities themselves.
Proposal[?] to change The government's policy with respect to prayer in schools.
Old value:: Teacher-led prayers in schools are forbidden, except in religious schools.
Current: Teacher-led prayers are mandatory in schools.
Proposed: The government leaves this decision up to the schools themselves.
Old value:: There is an official state religion, but membership is completely voluntary.
Current: There is an official state religion, but membership is completely voluntary.
Proposed: There is no government policy concerning a state religion.
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