Bill: Religion 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: January 2632
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: Foreign missionaries are not permitted to enter the nation.
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 all heads and other ministers of all religions.
Current: The state appoints all heads and other ministers of all religions.
Proposed: The state does not intervene in the appointment of ministers of any religion whatsoever.
Proposal[?] to change Government policy towards evangelism and religious advertising.
Old value:: Religions are not permitted to promote themselves or advertise in any manner whatsoever.
Current: Religions are required to obtain government approval before promoting themselves or advertising in any manner.
Proposed: Religions are permitted to freely promote and advertise themselves.
Old value:: All religious income, despite the use, is taxed.
Current: All religious income, despite the use, is taxed.
Proposed: No religions are taxed.
Old value:: People are required to dress according to religious codes
Current: There are no laws regulating the wearing of religious clothing and the wearing of religious symbols.
Proposed: There are no laws regulating the wearing of religious clothing and the wearing of religious symbols.
Old value:: Religious schools are not allowed.
Current: Religious schools are not allowed.
Proposed: Any religion may set up a school, but they are strictly regulated.
Old value:: The salaries and pensions of ministers of religion shall be borne by the state and regulated by the law.
Current: The state does not intervene in the remuneration of ministers of religion.
Proposed: The state does not intervene in the remuneration of ministers of religion.
Proposal[?] to change The government's policy with respect to prayer in schools.
Old value:: Teacher-led prayers are mandatory in schools.
Current: Teacher-led prayers in schools are forbidden.
Proposed: Teacher-led prayers in schools are forbidden, except in religious schools.
Old value:: There is an official state religion, and membership is mandatory.
Current: There is no government policy concerning a state religion.
Proposed: There is no government policy concerning a state religion.
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|Date||06:46:27, September 03, 2008 CET||From||CITIZEN FUCKING KANE||To||Debating the Religion Act|
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