Bill: Our agenda
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 3762
|Forward future policies !|
Old value:: No titles of nobility are granted or recognised, their use is forbidden.
Current: Titles of nobility are not granted, but their use is not forbidden.
Proposed: Titles of nobility may be granted only by the nation's religious leaders.
Old value:: The government allows arms to be sold only to close allies.
Current: The government must approve all arms sales on a case by case basis.
Proposed: The government allows conventional arms to be exported freely.
Old value:: The government does not subsidise the cost of pharmaceutical drugs at all.
Current: The government pays partially for all citizens' pharmaceutical drugs, and pays entirely for those of low income citizens.
Proposed: The government supplies free pharmaceutical drugs to those on low incomes.
Proposal[?] to change The government's policy towards daily working hours.
Old value:: The government has no policy concerning daily working hours.
Current: Daily working hours are regulated by the government.
Proposed: The government obligates trade unions and employers to negotiate the daily number of working hours.
Proposal[?] to change The government's policy concerning phone services.
Old value:: There are no regulations on phone service.
Current: There are no regulations on phone service.
Proposed: The state subsidizes the phone service of low income families but does not regulate the rates providers can charge for phone service.
Old value:: Malpractice suits may not be brought.
Current: Malpractice suits may be brought against doctors.
Proposed: Malpractice suits may be brought against doctors only if death occurs.
Old value:: Private educational institutions receive no government funding whatsoever.
Current: The funding of private schools is the responsibility of local governments.
Proposed: Only religious schools receive government funding.
Proposal[?] to change The government's policy regarding regulation of video games.
Old value:: The government does not regulate video games.
Current: The government does not regulate video games.
Proposed: The government does not maintain laws as to age limitation for purchasing video games, although it does require a content rating to be clearly displayed on the box.
Old value:: All stem cell research is legal.
Current: All stem cell research is legal.
Proposed: Only stem cell research with adult stem cells is legal, stem cell research with embryonic or fetal stem cells is forbidden.
Old value:: Space exploration and use shall be totally unregulated.
Current: The government shall operate a space agency that contracts with and oversees private space-exploration companies.
Proposed: The government shall operate a space agency that contracts with and oversees private space-exploration companies.
Proposal[?] to change The government's policy regarding the keeping of exotic animals.
Old value:: Only zoos or zoological institutions are allowed to keep exotic animals.
Current: Local governments decide about this.
Proposed: Everyone may keep exotic animals, but the trade in exotic animals is regulated by the government.
Old value:: All forestry is performed by private companies.
Current: Local governments are required to operate forestry agencies, which own and manage all forest land.
Proposed: There is a national agency which owns all forests, but subcontracts the work to private companies.
Old value:: The government enforces highly restrictive industrial pollution standards.
Current: The government enforces highly restrictive industrial pollution standards.
Proposed: The government enforces moderate pollution restrictions.
Proposal[?] to change Government agricultural and farming subsidies policy.
Old value:: The government denies subsidy assistance to farmers.
Current: The government allows local governments to craft agricultural subsidy policy.
Proposed: The government subsidises the operations of low-income farming families.
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