Bill: Religious Reform Bill 4460
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: October 4460
|Religious Reform Bill 4460|
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 welcomed and encouraged by the government.
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 nominates ministers of religion, but the appointment is left up to the religious communities themselves.
Current: The state has the right to veto the appointment of any ministers of religion.
Proposed: The state does not intervene in the appointment of ministers of any religion whatsoever.
Old value:: The salaries and pensions of ministers of religion shall be borne by the state and regulated by the law.
Current: The salaries and pensions of ministers of religion shall be borne by the state and regulated by the law.
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 encouraged.
Current: The government leaves this decision up to the schools themselves.
Proposed: Teacher-led prayers in schools are forbidden.
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.
Old value:: Recognized religions are not taxed.
Current: Recognized religions are not taxed.
Proposed: Religions are treated as companies, and all profit is taxed, however, charitable donations are not taxed.
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