Act of Congress Fair Campaigning Act

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Westray

Senior Administrator
Senior Administrator
Former President
Chief Justice
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State Department
Education & Commerce Department
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Westray
Westray
State Department
House Vote: 8-2-0
Senate Vote: 4-0-0
A
BILL
To

Codify Fair Campaigning​

The people of the Commonwealth of Redmont, through their elected Representatives in the Congress and the force of law ordained to that Congress by the people through the constitution, do hereby enact the following provisions into law:

1 - Short Title and Enactment
(1) This Act may be cited as the “Fair Campaigning Act”
(2) This Act shall be enacted immediately upon its signage.
(3) This Bill was authored by Representative Westray and Vice President Hugebob23456.

2 - Purpose
(1) For far too long, candidates have taken advantage of new players ingame.
(2) The purpose of this bill is to establish formal laws and regulations for campaigning.
(3) This only applies to ingame campaigning, noting that unsolicited messaging on discord is prohibited by the rules.

3 - Do Not Contact List
(1) The “Do Not Contact” list shall be established to allow for players who do not wish to receive campaign messages to sign up to.
(2) This list will be established as a thread on the forums, in which players can reply with their ingame name.

4 - Protections
(1) Candidates cannot campaign to players with less than 4 hours of playtime.
(2) Candidates cannot campaign to players on the Do Not Contact list.
(3) Players can report this violation to the Department of Justice with a screenshot of their playtime or their name on the contact list, and the respective message directed towards them.

5 - Communication
(1) This act shall apply to ingame communication via messaging.
(2) This act shall apply to ingame local and whisper chat directed to the player.
(3) This does not apply to communication not directed at any player, such as advertisements, general statements, or talking to crowds.

6 - Punishments
(1) Hereby adds to the laws:
Illicit Campaigning
Campaigning to a player with less than 4 hours playtime or on the “Do Not Contact” list.
First Offence: $200 Fine
Second Offence: $500 Fine + 10 Minutes Jail
Third Offence: Courts may order up to $3000 in fines + Removal from public office for a period no longer than 1 month.

7- Illicit Campaigning
Campaigning by direct message to a player with less than 4 hours of playtime or on the “Do Not Contact” list or campaigning in a non-politics discord channel/ non-politics server related to DC without permission from the server owners. Whether a discord channel/server is political or non-political is up to the sole discretion of the owner of said channel/server.
First Offence: Verbal warning + DOJ provides the necessary documentation to the player so the same mistake is not made again.
Second Offence: $200 Fine
Third Offence: $500 Fine + 10 Minutes Jail
Fourth Offence: Courts may order up to $3000 in fines + Removal from public office for a period no longer than 1 month.
 
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Krix

Citizen
Former President
Krix
Krix
This bill has received presidential assent and is hereby signed into law.​
 
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partypig678

Citizen
Representative
Justice Department
House Vote: 9-0-2
Senate Vote: 4-0-0

A
BILL
TO

Amend the Fair Campaigning law

The people of the Commonwealth of Redmont, through their elected Representatives in the Congress and the force of law ordained to that Congress by the people through the constitution, do hereby enact the following provisions into law:

1 - Short Title and Enactment
(1) This Act may be cited as the “Fair Campaigning Amendment Act”
(2) This Act shall be enacted immediately upon its signage.
(3) This Bill was authored by Representative Westray and Representative Partypig.

2 - Reason
Under Fair Campaigning, law the punishments could hurt new players / new politicians.

3 -Changes
Under the Fair Campaigning Law Change
Illicit Campaigning
Campaigning to a player with less than 4 hours playtime or on the “Do Not Contact” list.
First Offence: $200 Fine
Second Offence: $500 Fine + 10 Minutes Jail
Third Offence: Courts may order up to $3000 in fines + Removal from public office for a period no longer than 1 month.


TO

Illicit Campaigning
Campaigning to a player with less than 4 hours of playtime or on the “Do Not Contact” list.
First Offence: Verbal warning + DOJ provides the necessary documentation to the player so the same mistake is not made again.

Second Offence: $200 Fine
Third Offence: $500 Fine + 10 Minutes Jail
Fourth Offence: Courts may order up to $3000 in fines + Removal from public office for a period no longer than 1 month.
 
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Lord_Donuticus

Citizen
Lord_Donuticus
Lord_Donuticus
AYE - Currently it is way too easy to accidentally trip up on this law, the removal from public office should be remove entirely however and instead fines scaled appropriately.
 

Antatro

Citizen
Donator
antatro
antatro
House: 6-1-4
Senate: 3-1-2

A
BILL
TO


Amend the Fair Campaigning law

The people of the Commonwealth of Redmont, through their elected Representatives in the Congress and the force of law ordained to that Congress by the people through the constitution, do hereby enact the following provisions into law:

1 - Short Title and Enactment
(1) This Act may be cited as the “Fair Campaigning Amendment Act”
(2) This Act shall be enacted immediately upon its signage.
(3) This Bill was authored by Representative antatro

2 - Reason
Under Fair Campaigning, law the punishments could hurt new players / new politicians.

3 -Changes
Under the Fair Campaigning Law Change
Illicit Campaigning
Campaigning to a player with less than 4 hours playtime or on the “Do Not Contact” list.
First Offence: $200 Fine
Second Offence: $500 Fine + 10 Minutes Jail
Third Offence: Courts may order up to $3000 in fines + Removal from public office for a period no longer than 1 month.


TO

Illicit Campaigning
Campaigning to a player with less than 4 hours of playtime or on the “Do Not Contact” list or campaigning in a non-politics discord channel.
First Offence: Verbal warning + DOJ provides the necessary documentation to the player so the same mistake is not made again.

Second Offence: $200 Fine
Third Offence: $500 Fine + 10 Minutes Jail
Fourth Offence: Courts may order up to $3000 in fines + Removal from public office for a period no longer than 1 month.
 
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huney69

Citizen
Donator
House Vote: 12-0-0
Senate Vote: 4-0-0
A
BILL
To


Amend the Fair Campaigning Act​

The people of Democracy Craft, through their elected Representatives in the Congress and the force of law ordained to that Congress by the people through the constitution, do hereby enact the following provisions into law:

1 - Short Title and Enactment
(1) This Act may be cited as the “Fair Campaigning Amendment Act”.
(2) This Act shall be enacted immediately upon its signage.
(3) The Act has been co-sponsored by: 218218Consumer

2 - Reasons
(1) People are misunderstanding the original bill
(2) Under Fair Campaigning law, the punishments could hurt new players / new politicians.

3 - Enactments
(1) Change "Campaigning to a player with less than 4 hours of playtime or on the “Do Not Contact” list or campaigning in a non-politics discord channel."
to
"Campaigning to a player with less than 4 hours of playtime or on the “Do Not Contact” list or campaigning in a non-politics discord channel/ non-politics server related to DC."
 
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Austin27

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Administrator
Former President
State Department
Public Affairs Department
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_Austin27_
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eventcoordinator

Presidential Assent

This bill has been granted Presidential Assent and is hereby signed into law.

 

AndreyMia

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Deputy Speaker of the House
Clerk
AndreyMia
AndreyMia
deputyspeaker
A
BILL
TO

Amend the Fair Campaigning Act
The people of Democracy Craft, through their elected Representatives in the Congress and the force of law ordained to that Congress by the people through the constitution, do hereby enact the following provisions into law:

1 - Short Title and Enactment

(1) This Act may be cited as the “ChAk Fair Campaigning Amendment Act”.
(2) This Act shall be enacted immediately upon its signage.
(3) This Act has been co-sponsored by Speaker of the House 218218Consumer, Senator GoldBlooded and Representative FracuredGhast7.
(4) The Act has the support of President Austin, Vice President Vanq, and Attorney General JoeGamer2120.


2 - Reasons

(1) The following act limits players Freedom of Political Communication which is a right guaranteed by the constitution.
(2) Allows non-government servers to support candidates.


3 - Enactments

(1) Amends Section 7 of the Fair Campaigning Act from: 'Campaigning to a player with less than 4 hours of playtime or on the “Do Not Contact” list or campaigning in a non-politics discord channel/ non-politics server related to DC.' to 'Campaigning by direct message to a player with less than 4 hours of playtime or on the “Do Not Contact” list or campaigning in a non-politics discord channel/ non-politics server related to DC without permission from the server owners. Whether a discord channel/server is political or non-political is up to the sole discretion of the owner of said channel/server.'
 
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Austin27

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_Austin27_
_Austin27_
eventcoordinator

Presidential Assent

This bill has been granted Presidential Assent and is hereby signed into law.

 
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