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Chamber 1

Rejoin Iran nuclear deal
Aid to refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey. Resettle at least 35,000 refugees
Gas tax
Eliminate federally subsidized student loans
$500 million in humanitarian aid to the Congo
Classify domestic terrorism as a felony
Bill to limit alogorithmic discrimination
Mandatory background checks
Withdraw foreign aid to authoritarian regimes

 

Chamber 2

End family separation
Rejoin Iran nuclear deal
Ratify UNCLOS
End subsidization of student loans
Invest in public transportation
Eliminate cash bail
Aid the Brazilian nuclear program
Classify domestic terrorism as a felony
Ban semiautomatic weapons and institute a buy back program

 

Chamber 3

Aid to refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey. Resettle at least 35,000 refugees
Rejoin Iran nuclear deal
Gas tax
Eliminate federal subsidies for student loans
A bill to promote stability in the Congo
Classify domestic terrorism as a felony
Alogorithmic integrity
Mandatory Background checks
Reduce foreign aid to authoritarian countries

 

Chamber 4

States should use property tax revenue to fund school state wide
Sustainable ag funding, only available to those that reduce GMO usage
Public campaign funding to ensure fair elections
Rejoin Iran nuclear deal
Decriminalize illegal immigration, make it a civil offense
$500 million in Humanitarian aid to the Congo
Alogorithmic integrity
Ban private prisons
Ban semiautomatic rifles

 

Chamber 5

TPP
Amazon aid to stop cattle ranching
Problems:  Everyone in the Amazon would immediately start cattle farming in order to get paid to stop doing it.
Sustainable ag funding, only available to those that reduce GMO usage
Problems: People would never agree on what is activity that harms and pollutes the land and air
$300 million in development aid to Djibouti
Ban captive bolt stun gun in agriculture
Funding for politicians to ensure equal access in campaigns
Get rid of private prisons
Funding for merit based immigration
Independent contractors have to become full time employees after 6 months
  Problems: (1) Most ICs are part time (Uber drivers, for example). If they all have to become full-time, companies would only be able to employee people who could work full-time (people couldn’t drive part-time for Uber to make extra money.  (2) Debate judges couldn’t judge for a school for more than 6 months or the school would have to make them full-time employees. (3) Companies have no use for independent contracts as full-time employees. (4) Companies would simply terminate the independent contractors after 5 months and 3 weeks so they wouldn’t have to hire them full-time. (5) Companies would have to pay the employees lower wages than they would pay them as ICs because they’d have to pay for time they didn’t need. (6) No one can make a contractor hire people

 

Chamber 6

Pressure KH to  withdraw the Hong Kong Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance Matters in Criminal Legislation
Problems: She already withdrew it
Implement low pollution control techniques
Amazon aid to stop cattle ranching
Problems:  Everyone in the Amazon would immediately start cattle farming in order to get paid to stop doing it. (2) Brazil doesn’t want aid for the Amazon
Ban captive bolt stun gun in agriculture
Require health insurers to cover out of network costs that exceed the patient’s cost sharing amount
A bill to allow publishers to negotiate with online content creators
$600 million in development assistance to Niger
Abolish the death penalty
Independent contractors have to become full time employees after 6 months
  Problems: (1) Most ICs are part time (Uber drivers, for example). If they all have to become full-time, companies would only be able to employee people who could work full-time (people couldn’t drive part-time for Uber to make extra money.  (2) Debate judges couldn’t judge for a school for more than 6 months or the school would have to make them full-time employees. (3) Companies have no use for independent contracts as full-time employees. (4) Companies would simply terminate the independent contractors after 5 months and 3 weeks so they wouldn’t have to hire them full-time. (5) Companies would have to pay the employees lower wages than they would pay them as ICs because they’d have to pay for time they didn’t need. (6) No one can make a contractor hire people

 

Chamber 7

A bill to ban enhanced interrogation techniques (torture)
Implement low pollution control techniques
Rejoin the Iran nuclear deal
Block grants to reform the cash bail system
Problems; (1) To get the grant the states just have to do a study. They can just take the $, study, and not make any changes.
Require health insurers to cover out of network costs that exceed the patient’s cost sharing amount
Spend $50 billion from the current defense budget for a joint base satellite system
Problems: (1) Some other military program would have to get cut.
$50 billion for clean energy
A bill to allow publishers to negotiate with online content creators
Abolish mandatory minimums

 

Chamber 8

Third party mediator for Kashmir
A bill to ban enhanced interrogation techniques (torture)
Block grants to reform the cash bail system
A bill to require policy to wear body cameras
A bill to get rid of pennies
A bill to implement the public option
A bill to provide drug rehabilitation
$50 billion for clean energy
A bill to eliminate support for Saudi Arabia for the war in Yemen

 

Chamber 9

Ban forced prison labor
Increase aid to Afghanistan
Require police to wear body cameras
Ban pennies
Drug rehabilitation
Require reductions in methane emissions
Eliminate polygraphs for federal employees and the military
Ban private military contractors
Legalize Marijuana

 

Chamber 10

Repeal the Patriot Act
Increase aid to Afghanistan
Coalition to challenge China in the South China Sea
Hate crimes penalty enhancement
Increase contraception availability
Repeal NAFTA
Carbon Tax
Ban PMCS
Legsalize marijuana

 

Chamber 11

Ban Patriot Act
Coalition to challenge China in the South China Sea
Legalize Marijuana — Reschedule it from Section I to Section III of the Controlled Substances Act
Probation for nonviolent criminals cannot be more than 3 years
Problems: (1) This would encourages judges to put people in jail.
Withdraw from NAFTA
Put a $23 trillion debt ceiling and start cutting $300 billion every year (it’s $389 billion), including cutting the military and social spending until the deficit reaches zero
Problems:(1)  Interest on the debt each year exceeds $300 billion, so only cutting $300 billion would mean the nation would hit the ceiling and default; (2) We could never engage in stimulus spending to avert an economic downturn, which means we can’t avoid recessions..
Financial transaction tax to fund Medicare
Carbon tax
Limit patents to 20 years to reduce drug prices

 

Chamber 12

Provide support for Taiwan for independent media and transparency in elections
Rejoin Paris agreement
Make it illegal to require users of online services to give up data to use the servies
Problem: There would be no free online services if this happened, as companies make their $ collecting the data
Probation for nonviolent criminals cannot be more than 3 years
Problems: (1) This would encourages judges to put people in jail.
Withdraw from NAFTA
Put a $23 trillion debt ceiling and start cutting $300 billion every year (it’s $389 billion), including cutting the military and social spending until the deficit reaches zero
Problems:(1)  Interest on the debt each year exceeds $300 billion, so only cutting $300 billion would mean the nation would hit the ceiling and default; (2) We could never engage in stimulus spending to avert an economic downturn, which means we can’t avoid recessions..
Free trade with the EU and NATO countries
Reduce pharma prices
Repeal Russia sanctions

Fund 5G technology development

 

Chamber 13

Ban federal death penalty
Separate sex offenders from the regular population in federal prisons
Trade with the EU and NATO
Ban chid marriage — people under the age of 18 can’t marry
Fund the development of cheap insulin and cap the price at $25
Universal basic income
Reduce landfill waste and have the IRS collect a tonnage tax
Repeal Russia sanctions
Fund 5G technology development

 

Chamber 14

Tax incentive for electric vehicles/hybrids
Ban federal death penalty
Ban chid marriage — people under the age of 18 can’t marry
Universal basic income
Producers responsible for end of life of products
Mandatory vaccines
Deploy the 8th fleet to the Arctic to deter the Russians
Ban micro transactions in video games
Cut ag subsidies for corn, soybeans wheat

 

Chamber 15

A bill to ban the President from unilaterally issuing tariffs
Pacific Defense Treaty
Tax incentive for electric vehicles/hybrids
Provide funding to help Venezuelan refugees
Excise tax on guns and ammunition
Ban private prisons
Funding for eco-friendly public transit
End animal testing
Deploy the 8th fleet to the Arctic to deter the Russians

 

Semifinals

Tax on dead animals
The Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers (FPAQ)
Ban Genetically modified foods

 

Finals

Limit income sharing agreements between post-secondary institutions and students
No HUD funding in areas where the yearly increases in rent are not capped at 7% plus inflation
Full federal funding for childcare with a 3% digital services tax