Bill: Military Enhancement & Improvement 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: September 4269
|An act to enhance and improve our military|
Proposal[?] to change Discrimination in the military on grounds of race/religion.
Old value:: Candidates must be of a certain race/religion to hold positions of command.
Current: Any adult citizen can serve in the military, discrimination for racial or religious reasons is prohibited.
Proposed: The government does not interfere with the military over who can serve in it.
Old value:: The head of state is responsible for the appointment of military officers.
Current: The Ministry of Defense is authorized to appoint military officers.
Proposed: The Ministry of Defense is authorized to appoint military officers.
Proposal[?] to change The government's policy regarding the treatment of prisoners of war.
Old value:: Surrendering enemy combatants are summarily executed.
Current: Prisoners of war are enslaved.
Proposed: Prisoners of war are enslaved.
Old value:: Homosexuality is not tolerated in the military. The military actively seeks to remove homosexuals from it.
Current: Homosexuality is allowed in the military.
Proposed: Homosexuality is allowed in the military.
Old value:: It is a criminal offence to refuse to perform military service.
Current: Conscientious objectors can be exempted from combatant roles, but not from non-combatant roles.
Proposed: Conscientious objectors can be exempted from combatant roles, but not from non-combatant roles.
Old value:: The government has no official policy on the use of drones and UAVs.
Current: The government approves of the usage of armed drones and UAVs for reconnaissance and military operations.
Proposed: The Government leaves this to the army to decide upon.
Old value:: Women serve in segregated units.
Current: Women serve alongside men.
Proposed: Women serve alongside men.
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