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Dueling Act of 2009

Overview

Submitted amid the flurry of activity overcoming Parliament in April 2009, this bill was - like the Funny Hat bill before it - a resubmission of an older bill, namely the Dueling Bill.

History

MP Susano (FFF) submitted this bill to the Lower House of Parliament on April 24, 2009. The bill was not contested by the Landsraad.

Text of Legislation

Section I

All peers of AH.com and all members of cabinet, parliament and landsraad of AH.com, and all territorial governors of AH.com, and everybody who might possibly be related to a person of any aforementioned groups, and their dogs, too, may challenge any other person of aforementioned conditions to a duel, if they do so in a ridicously pompous manner and speech, while wearing ridiculously overdressed fancy clothing.

Section II

The duel itself must also be fought in overdressed clothing and with overdone mannerisms.

Section III

Should the challenged person not accept the duel, they will be branded as coward and only be allowed to wear dunce hats as funny headgear for a month.

Section IV

Duels shall be fought according to the Godmodding Rules of Luaky Commer.

Results

Voting in the Lower House of Parliament began on April 24, 2009 and ended on May 1, 2009.

Susano (FFF), Deputy Prime Minister maverick (E), TheDarkServant (FFBF), Pkmatrix (YSP), Prime Minister LordInsane (E), and 09camaro (E) voted AYE.

NONE voted NAY.

VulcanTrekkie45 (YSP), Keenir (E), Ran Exilis (E), Haggis (E), Gladi (E), Demosthenes (E), Opposition Leader Kidblast (YSP), Nekromans (YSP), and Steffen (FFF) did not vote.

With six votes in favor and none against, this bill was passed by the Lower House of Parliament via the expedited passage rules outlined in Article I of the Legislative Procedures Act. It was not opposed by the Landsraad and was signed into law by Acting President Thande on May 20, 2009.

See Also

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