"Bill and Resolution Templates"

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A Bill
To
(Put the title of the bill here, capitalizing it using correct "title" rules; centered
)
1.
Be it enacted by the student congress assembled here that:
(Leave this line exactly as you see it.
2.
Section 1.
3.
Section 2.
(clarifications, explanations, definitions; specifics about your plan to carry this out. Most likely you will have
multi parts; therefore, use A., B, C, etc. to set off the points.)
4.
Section 3.
(Penalty clause; sentences; fines etc.; enforcement; what agency is responsible for implementation and/or
/monitoring?)
5.
(Details about how and when this bill will be implemented.)
6.
(Null and void clause; all other bills laws, etc. will become null and void…)
7.
Respectfully submitted
8.
(Name of authoring school)
NOTE: Number each line. Double-space the document. Make sure the correct format is followed, because
sometimes a bill will not be allowed into a tournament when the proper format isn’t used. CFL and NFL are
pretty synonymous with format; FFL may have slight differences in style. There is no suggested and
required length of a bill.
A Bill
To
(Put the title of the bill here, capitalizing it using correct "title" rules; centered
)
1.
Be it enacted by the student congress assembled here that:
(Leave this line exactly as you see it.
2.
Section 1.
3.
Section 2.
(clarifications, explanations, definitions; specifics about your plan to carry this out. Most likely you will have
multi parts; therefore, use A., B, C, etc. to set off the points.)
4.
Section 3.
(Penalty clause; sentences; fines etc.; enforcement; what agency is responsible for implementation and/or
/monitoring?)
5.
(Details about how and when this bill will be implemented.)
6.
(Null and void clause; all other bills laws, etc. will become null and void…)
7.
Respectfully submitted
8.
(Name of authoring school)
NOTE: Number each line. Double-space the document. Make sure the correct format is followed, because
sometimes a bill will not be allowed into a tournament when the proper format isn’t used. CFL and NFL are
pretty synonymous with format; FFL may have slight differences in style. There is no suggested and
required length of a bill.
A Resolution
to
(state your title for the resolution; capitalize according to "title" rules; centered)
1
Whereas,
, and
(List a reason that you believe this legislation should be passed.)
2
Whereas,
, and
(List a reason that you believe this legislation should be passed)
3
Whereas,
, and
(List a reason that you believe this legislation should be passed.)
4
Whereas,
, and
(List a reason that you believe this legislation should be passed.)
5
Whereas,
, therefore
(List a reason that you believe this legislation should be passed.)
6
Be it resolved by the student congress here assembled that
(Restate the resolution title here.)
NOTE: Number each line. Double-space the document. Make sure you put whereas before every reason (at
the beginning of the line). Make sure there is a ",and" at the end of each line until you reach the last
reason/whereas. At the end of that line it should be ",therefore." CFL and NFL are pretty synonymous with
format; FFL may have slight differences in style. There is no suggested and required length of a bill.
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