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Enacted Resolutions of the United Cities

This page is for Enacted Resolutions that have passed the President and General Assembly. Though these resolutions are considered law, they are subordinate to the United Cities Constitution. Any laws that conflict with the Constitution are overridden by the Constitution.

Enacted Resolution 1: The MRT Day Act

The United Cities hereby recognize and set aside July 13 of each year as MRT Day to commemorate the anniversary of the server's opening in 2012.

Enacted Resolution 22: The UC Day Act

The United Cities hereby recognizes and set aside November 30 of each year as UC Day to commemorate the anniversary of the United Cities' founding in 2016.

Enacted Resolution 25: The Executive Committees Audit Act

This resolution declares that the Executive Committee on Public Works (created by Executive Action 22) and the Executive Committee on Historical Preservation (created by Executive Action 15) are to be reclassified as Legislative Committees, as defined by Enacted Resolution 8, due to the ineffective oversight of both committees as Executive Committees.

The committees named in this resolution, within one week of the enactment of this resolution, are to submit detailed reports to the General Assembly detailing the current projects the committee is working on, if any, as well as a detailed outline of future plans and goals as well as the already completed accomplishments of the committee, for review by the General Assembly and potential further action through resolution.

Enacted Resolution 27: The Public Works Committee Framework Act

This resolution sets the amended framework of the Legislative Committee on Public Works, herein referred to as the "Public Works Committee" or simply the "Committee".


I. Purpose:
The purpose of the Public Works Committee is to assist the community with public works projects for towns and cities and for the server community.


II. Procedures:
The following procedures are set for the Public Works Committee.

i. Membership:
The chair and membership of the committee as they existed at the time the committee was reformed as a Legislative Committee by Enacted Resolution 25 shall remain at this time, with the exception that AyyLion shall not be chair or a member of the committee. Any changes in membership must be approved by the General Assembly through resolution.

ii. Chairmanship:
The chair of the committee shall be the director of the committees activities. The chair of the committee is responsible to the General Assembly. Replacement or removal of the chair must be approved by the General Assembly through resolution.

iii. Meetings:
The chair of the committee may call a meeting at any time, however at least one meeting is required on a biweekly basis, and they must be scheduled at least 48 24 35 hours in advance. The chair, or another member as the chair may delegate, is to maintain a summary of the committee proceedings, which are to include roll calls of committee members present at each meeting.

iv. Motions:
Any projects, delegated to this committee by Section III, that the committee wishes to complete must be approved by a motion, which must be approved by a majority of the members of the committee. Each motion and its vote tally must be recorded on the wiki.

v. Request Form:
The committee is to maintain a publicly accessible form for members of the public to request the services of the committee, the link to which must be listed on the wiki. The committee shall review the outstanding requests on the form at each committee meeting, and shall inform the requesting players regarding the status of their request after it is considered at the committee meeting.


III. Projects:
The areas of responsibilities listed in this section are delegated to the Public Works Committee. The committee may choose to carry out these projects through delegations of responsibility to its own members or to private contractors. Any projects undertaken by the committee outside of the areas of responsibility delegated to them by this section must be approved by the General Assembly through resolution.

i. Local Public Works Projects:
The committee is to complete public works projects, including but not limited to transportation related and other infrastructure, buildings and building complexes, and places of public gathering including but not limited to recreational facilities and sports and entertainment venues, within towns and cities, at the request of the mayor, which benefit the quality of life of the town or city. Such projects are to be conducted upon receiving an official request from the mayor of the town or city, in coordination with the mayor, and with all necessary and appropriate permissions.

ii. National Public Works Projects:
The committee may consider requests for public works projects, including but not limited to transportation related and other infrastructure and places of public interest, which benefit the quality of life of the server community. Such projects are to be conducted upon receiving an official request, in coordination with the owners of any land the project should use, and with all necessary and appropriate permissions. The committee may choose to refer such projects to the Executive Committee on Transportation or the Executive Committee on Roads where appropriate.


IV. Adjudication:
The committee may, by motion, elect one of its members as the parliamentarian, who may adjudicate disputes over the interpretation of this framework. The parliamentarian is to conduct fair adjudication proceedings to resolve such disputes, and decisions by the parliamentarian are binding on committee members, subject to review by the United Cities Court.

Enacted Resolution 29: The Election Debate Facilitation Act

The United Cities shall create a text channel on its Discord server for the facilitation of debate between the candidates in United Cities elections. Such channel shall exist to facilitate civil, orderly debate between candidates, as a forum for members of the United Cities to question the candidates, and for candidates to critique each others policies and merits for office.

Any person, not being a candidate in the election, who should misuse the channel during an election season, defined as the period between the opening of candidate registration and the conclusion of the election, in any way which disrupts the civil and orderly procedure of debate shall be in violation of this resolution.

Enacted Resolution 35: The Committee Meetings Act

Meetings of the Public Works Committee & History Committee must be scheduled 24 hours in advance, however a majority of the members of either committee may vote by motion to override this requirement on an individual basis.

Enacted Resolution 34 is hereby repealed.

Enacted Resolution 36: The Committee Meetings Timing Act

The Public Works Committee and the History Committee are required to hold meetings at least once every two weeks, unless the committee by motion authorizes a 48 hour extension.

Enacted Resolution 47: The Election Debate Facilitation Act Amendment Act

The Discord text channel created for the facilitation of election debate by Enacted Resolution 29 is to be replaced by separate Discord text channels for each Officer position up for election, operating under the same regulations as the debate channel created by Enacted Resolution 29.

Enacted Resolution 48: The Legislative Committee Membership Efficiency Act

All legislative committees shall have the ability to add or remove members from their committee through a committee motion.

To add or remove a player, the committee must have a majority of committee members to approve of the motion including the committee chairman except in the case where there is no committee chairman

In the event of a tie in a motion, the motion will be automatically become a resolution in the general assembly.

Enacted Resolution 52: The Committee Meetings Act

The meeting timeframe requirement for the Public Works Committee and the History Committee is that each committee must hold one meeting no more than two weeks following its previous meeting, unless the committee votes by motion to extend this timeframe by a maximum of 48 hours at a time.

Each committee meeting shall have a quota of a majority of committee members. Should the committee chair schedule a meeting which is unable to proceed due to a lack of quota, which results in the inability for the committee to meet its deadline for holding a meeting, the chair may reschedule to a time within 48 hours of the original scheduled start of the meeting.

Should a committee fail to meet its meeting requirement due to the failure of the chair to schedule a meeting, or the failure of the chair to see to the facilitation of a scheduled meeting, the chair shall be in violation of this resolution.

No provision of this resolution may be construed to apply to any committee other than the Public Works Committee and the History Committee.

Enacted Resolution 56: The World's Expo Act

The World’s Expo Committee shall be established to build a World’s Expo in the area around Central City. The World’s Expo shall be an area where members may build a pavilion to honor their home country. The Committee shall establish and publish rules and procedures regarding the World’s Expo, and must propose it to the Staff at the next GSM after this resolution passes.

The committee shall begin with five members. The Chair shall be Skelezomperman, and the other initial members shall be appointed by the Chair. After the initial membership is established, members may be added or removed by a motion of the committee or by a motion of the General Assembly. The Chair may only be removed from his/her position by a motion of the General Assembly, and a new Chair must be appointed by motion of the General Assembly.

Enacted Resolution 57: The Spinoff of the World's Expo Act

Enacted Resolution 56 is hereby repealed. The World's Expo Committee is hereby disbanded.

Enacted Resolution 58: The Mandatory Reporting Act

If an Enforcement Citation is issued, the Secretary of Enforcement or a member of the Department of Enforcement must report the Citation and its cause to an MRT Staff member that is not a member of the United Cities.

Enacted Resolution 59: The Public Works Chairman Act

MIKE24DUDE is hereby appointed Chairman of the Public Works Committee

Enacted Resolution 60: The Election Start Time Act

The start time of the October 2018 election and any future elections shall be 16:00 UTC on the day that it starts.