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Bundesrat Session – 13 September 2020

Held on Sunday, 13 September 2020 in the Discord channel of the Bundesrat. Presided over by the Hon. Thomas Bainbridge, and later by the Rt. Hon. James Frisch, President.

Members in attendance (in order of presence):
Hon.
Thomas Bainbridge (Kaiserstadt; non-voting)
Hon. James Frisch
(Morgannwg)
Hon. Patrick Renwick 
(Demirelia)
Hon.
 Austin Jaax (Rai)

There were no bills presented to the Bundesrat during the day’s session.

Time period: 20:15 – 20:32 UTC
Presiding officer: Hon. Thomas Bainbridge

A quorum was established.

Election of the President of the Bundesrat
James Frisch: Frisch, Renwick, Jaax
Thomas Bainbridge:
 None


Time period: 20:32 – 20:47 UTC
Presiding officer: Rt. Hon. James Frisch, President

Election of Austin Jaax as Deputy President of the Bundesrat
Aye: Renwick, Jaax, Frisch
Nay:
 None

Statements on Procedure (By the Rt. Hon. President)

Adjournment 
By unanimous consent

Volkstag Session – 12 September 2020

Held on Saturday, 12 September 2020 in the Discord channel of the Volkstag. Presided over by the Hon. Austin Jaax, Deputy Speaker.

Members in attendance (in order of presence):
Rt. Hon. Patrick Renwick, Vorsitzender 
Rt. Hon. Newton von Uberquie, Stellvertreter
Hon. Austin Jaax, Deputy Speaker 
Hon. Thomas Bainbridge
Hon. Andrew Irons
Hon. Anthony Clark
Rt. Hon.
 Brandon Wu, Leader of the Opposition
Hon. Matthew von Uberquie
Hon.
 Chase Nanatovich

There were 2 bills presented to the Volkstag during the day’s session.

Time period: 21:00 – 22:33 UTC
Presiding officer: Hon. Austin Jaax, Deputy Speaker

A quorum was established.

Bundesrat Division Act (by the Rt. Hon. Vorsitzender)
Aye: Renwick, Jaax, von Uberquie, Irons, Clark, Bainbridge
Nay: None

State Powers Amendment Act (by the Hon. Clark)
Aye: von Uberquie, Jaax, Renwick, Irons, Clark, Bainbridge, von Uberquie, Wu, Stumperth
Nay:
 None

Motion: Establish the office of Reichspingmeister (by the Rt. Hon. Vorsitzender)
Aye: Nanatovich, Jaax, Renwick, Bainbridge, von Uberquie
Nay:
 None
Abstain: Clark

Adjournment 
By unanimous consent

Volkstag Session – 5 September 2020

Held on Saturday, 5 September 2020 in the Discord channel of the Volkstag. Presided over by the Rt. Hon. Connor Stumperth, Speaker, and later by the Hon. Austin Jaax, Deputy Speaker.

Members in attendance (in order of presence):
Rt. Hon. Connor Stumperth, Speaker 
Hon. Anthony Clark
Rt. Hon. Patrick Renwick, Vorsitzender 
Hon. James Frisch

Hon. Andrew Irons
Hon. Chase Nanatovich
Hon.
 Newton von Uberquie, Stellvertreter
Hon. Zarel Smith
Hon. Matthew von Uberquie
Rt. Hon.
Brandon Wu, Leader of the Opposition
Hon. Austin Jaax, Deputy Speaker

There were 6 bills presented to the Volkstag during the day’s session.

Time period: 21:01 – 22:43 UTC
Presiding officer: Rt. Hon. Connor Stumperth, Speaker

A quorum was established.

Election of Hon. Jaax as Deputy Speaker
Aye: Stumperth, von Uberquie, Irons, Smith, Renwick, Nanatovich, Clark, von Uberquie
Nay:
None

Election of the Rt. Hon. Vorsitzender as Second Deputy Speaker and the Hon. Clark as Third Deputy Speaker
Aye: Stumperth, Renwick, Wu, Irons, von Uberquie, von Uberquie, Clark, Amith
Nay: None
Abstain: Nanatovich

Opt-in Salary Act (by the Hon. Clark)
Aye: Stumperth, von Uberquie, Clark, Wu, Irons, Nanatovich, Wu, Renwick
Nay: None

New Party Information Act (by the Rt. Hon. Speaker)
Aye: Stumperth, Clark, Renwick, von Uberquie, Irons, Nanatovich, Smith, von Uberquie
Nay:
None

Name Change Amendment Act (by the Rt. Hon. Vorsitzender)
Aye: Stumperth, von Uberquie, Renwick, von Uberquie, Nanatovich, Irons, Clark, Smith
Nay:
None


Time period: 22:43 – 23:17 UTC
Presiding officer: Hon. Austin Jaax, Deputy Speaker

Bundesrat Division Act (by the Rt. Hon. Vorsitzender)
Tabled

Abeldane Languages Act (by the Hon. Frisch)
Aye: Renwick Nanatovich, Jaax, Stumperth, von Uberquie
Nay: None

Adjournment 
By unanimous consent

Volkstag Session – 22 August 2020

Held on Saturday, 22 August 2020 in the Discord channel of the Volkstag. Presided over by the Hon. James Frisch, Deputy Speaker.

Members in attendance (in order of presence):
Hon. James Frisch, Deputy Speaker 
Hon
. Anthony Clark
Rt. Hon. Patrick Renwick, Vorsitzender 
Hon. Matthew von Uberquie
Hon. Zarel Smith
Hon. Chase Nanatovich

Hon.
 Newton von Uberquie, Stellvertreter
Rt. Hon. Brandon Wu, Leader of the Opposition
Hon. Andrew Irons
Rt. Hon. Connor Stumperth, Speaker
Hon.
Austin Jaax

There were 2 bills And 1 treaty presented to the Volkstag during the day’s session.

Time period: 21:03 – 22:28 UTC
Presiding officer: Hon. James Frisch, Deputy Speaker

A quorum was established.

Question to the Vorsitzender: Does the Vorsitzender support the implementation of an economic system, and does he believe now is the correct time?  (by the Hon. Clark)

Question to the Vorsitzender: What is the government doing to implement its diplomatic program?  (by the Rt. Hon. Leader of the Opposition)

Abeldane Code, Third Edition (by the Hon. Clark)
Aye: Frisch, von Uberquie, von Uberquie, Clark, Nanatovich, Stumperth, Wu, Renwick, Irons, Jaax
Nay:
 None

Public Forum Act (by the Rt. Hon. Leader of the Opposition)
Withdrawn

Treaty of Mutual Recognition and Non-Aggression between the Abeldane Empire and the State of Vishwamitra (by the Hon. Clark)
Aye: Frisch, Irons, Renwick, von Uberquie, Smith, von Uberquie, Clark, Stumperth
Nay:
 None

Adjournment 
By unanimous consent

Volkstag Session – 8 August 2020

Held on Saturday, 8 August 2020 in the Discord channel of the Volkstag. Presided over by the Hon. James Frisch, Deputy Speaker, and later by the. Rt. Hon. Connor Stumperth, Speaker.

Members in attendance (in order of presence):
Hon. James Frisch, Deputy Speaker 

Hon. Chase Nanatovich  
Rt. Hon. Patrick Renwick, Vorsitzender 
Hon. Austin Jaax
Hon. Anthony Clark
Hon.
 Newton von Uberquie, Stellvertreter
Hon. Brandon Wu
Hon. Andrew Irons
Rt. Hon. Connor Stumperth, Speaker

There were 3 bills presented to the Volkstag during the day’s session.

Time period: 21:00 – 21:08 UTC
Presiding officer: Hon. James Frisch, Deputy Speaker

A quorum was established.

Question to the Vorsitzender: What is the Vorsitzender’s main legislative priorities?  (by the Hon. Jaax)


Time period: 21:08 – 23:09 UTC
Presiding officer: Rt. Hon. Connor Stumperth, Speaker

Question to the Vorsitzender: Comment on the voter controversy during the election  (by the Rt. Hon. Stellvertreter)

Question to the Vorsitzender: How will the government attract new citizens?  (by the Hon. Clark)

Reichsversammlung Transparency Act (by the Rt. Hon. Speaker)
Aye: Frisch, Nanatovich, Renwick, Stumperth, Irons, Jaax, von Uberquie, Clark
Nay:
 None

Intelligence and Liberties Act (by the Rt. Hon. Speaker)
Aye: Frisch, Nanatovich, Stumperth, Renwick, von Uberquie, Irons, Clark
Nay: None

Constitutional Reform (Amendments) Act (by the Hon. Clark)
Aye: Stumperth, Renwick, von Uberquie, Nanatovich, Clark, Irons, Frisch
Nay: None

Adjournment 
By unanimous consent

RVS Session – 1 August 2020

Held on Saturday, 1 August 2020 in the Discord channel of the Reichsversammlung. Presided over by the Rt. Hon. Connor Stumperth, Speaker.

Members in attendance (in order of presence):
Rt. Hon. Connor Stumperth, Speaker 

Hon. Chase Nanatovich  
Rt. Hon. Patrick Renwick, Vorsitzender
Hon. Matthew Matthew
Hon. Andrew Irons
Hon.
 Zarel Smith
Hon. Tarik Karjasari
Hon. Newton von Uberquie
Hon.
 Brandon Wu
Hon. James Frisch, Deputy Speaker 

There were 3 bills presented to the Reichsversammlung during the day’s session.

Time period: 21:00 – 22:02 UTC
Presiding officer: Rt. Hon. Connor Stumperth, Speaker

A quorum was established.

Constitutional Reform Act (by the Rt. Hon. Vorsitzender)
Aye: Frisch, Matthew, von Uberquie, Renwick, Wu, Irons, Nanatovich, Karjasari, Stumperth, Smith
Nay:
 None

Imperial Central Bank of Abelden Act (by the Rt. Hon. Vorsitzender)
Aye: Frisch, Renwick, Matthew, von Uberquie, Karjasari
Nay: Stumperth, Nanatovich, Smith
Abstain: Irons, Wu

Constitution Day Act (by the Hon. von Uberquie)
Aye: Stumperth, Irons, Renwick, Nanatovich, Frisch, von Uberquie, Matthew, Smith, Karjasari
Nay: None

Adjournment 
By unanimous consent

RVS Session – 5 July 2020

Held on Sunday, 5 July 2020 in the Discord channel of the Reichsversammlung. Presided over by the Hon. James Frisch, Deputy Speaker.

Members in attendance (in order of presence):
Hon. James Frisch, Deputy Speaker 

Hon. Austin Jaax   
Hon. Andrew Irons
 
Hon. Chase Nanatovich 
Hon. Patrick Renwick
Rt. Hon. Connor Stumperth, Speaker
Hon. Newton von Uberquie 
Hon.
Brandon Wu

There were 6 bills presented to the Reichsversammlung during the day’s session.

Time period: 21:00 – 23:16 UTC
Presiding officer: Hon. James Frisch, Deputy Speaker

A quorum was established.

Kronrat Act Amendment Act (by the Hon. von Uberquie)
Aye: Frisch, Irons, Jaax, Nanatovich, Renwick
Nay:
 None

Armenian Genocide Recognition Act (by the Hon. Renwick)
Aye: Jaax, von Uberquie
Nay: Frisch, Nanatovich, Renwick, Irons

Internal Security Act (by the Hon. Renwick)
No Second – tabled

Batori Protected Area Act (by the Hon. Kârjasary)
Aye: Frisch, Renwick, Nanatovich, Stumperth, Irons, von Uberquie, Jaax 
Nay: None

Judicial Reform Act (by the Hon. Renwick)
Aye: Frisch, Renwick, Stumperth, von Uberquie, Irons 
Nay: Nanatovich

New Florence Federal Park Act (by the Rt. Hon. Speaker)
Aye: Frisch, von Uberquie, Irons, Stumperth 
Nay: None
Abstain: Nanatovich

Resolution: Recognition of the Armenian Genocide (by the Hon. Deputy Speaker)
Aye: Frisch, Irons, von Uberquie, Wu
Nay: None
Abstain: Nanatovich

Adjournment 
By unanimous consent

RVS Session – 13 June 2020

Held on Saturday, 13 June 2020 in the Discord channel of the Reichsversammlung. Presided over by the Rt. Hon. Connor Stumperth, Speaker.

Members in attendance (in order of presence):
Rt. Hon. Connor Stumperth, Speaker    
Hon. Edward Daniels 
Hon. Andrew Irons
    
Hon.
 Stephen Freayth   
Hon. Newton von Uberquie

Rt. Hon. Patrick Renwick, Vorsitzender
Hon. James Frisch, Deputy Speaker 
   

There were no bills presented to the Reichsversammlung during the day’s session.

Time period: 21:00 – 21:31 UTC
Presiding officer: Rt. Hon. Connor Stumperth, Speaker

A quorum was established.

Question to the Vorsitzender: What is the Vorsitzender’s response to the formation of the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone in the United States?  (by the Hon. Irons)

Tribute to Nicholas Randouler (by the Hon. Daniels)

Tribute to Nicholas Randouler (by the Rt. Hon. Vorsitzender)

Tribute to Nicholas Randouler (by the Hon. Irons)

Tribute to Nicholas Randouler (by the Hon. von Uberquie)

Tribute to Nicholas Randouler (by the Hon. Frisch)

Tribute to Nicholas Randouler (by the Rt. Hon. Speaker)

Tribute to Nicholas Randouler (by the Hon. Freayth)

Address to the House (by the Hon. Freayth)

Adjournment 
By unanimous consent

RVS Session – 6 June 2020

Held on Saturday, 6 June 2020 in the Discord channel of the Reichsversammlung. Presided over by the Rt. Hon. Connor Stumperth, Speaker, and later by the Hon. James Frisch, Deputy Speaker.

Members in attendance (in order of presence):
Rt. Hon. Connor Stumperth, Speaker 
Hon. James Frisch, Deputy Speaker 
Hon. Karl Friedrich

Hon. Zarel Smith 
Hon. Andrew Irons

Rt. Hon. Patrick Renwick, Vorsitzender   
Hon. Henry Clemens
Hon.
Edward Daniels

There were 2 bills presented to the Reichsversammlung during the day’s session.

Time period: 21:00 – 21:46 UTC
Presiding officer: Rt. Hon. Connor Stumperth, Speaker

A quorum was established.

Capital Cities Amendment Act (by the Hon. Clemens)
Aye: Renwick, Stumperth, Irons, Clemens, Friedrich, Daniels, Smith, Frisch
Nay:
 None


Time period: 21:46 – 22:09 UTC
Presiding officer: Hon. James Frisch, Deputy Speaker

Ekkesland Protected Area Act (by the Rt. Hon. Speaker)
Aye: Renwick, Irons, Smith, Frisch, Daniels, Stumperth, Clemens, Friedrich
Nay: None

Election of Third Deputy Speaker
Hon. Daniels: Frisch, Irons, Renwick, Smith, Clemens
Abstain: Daniels

Adjournment 
By unanimous consent

RVS Session – 30 May 2020

Held on Saturday, 30 May 2020 in the Discord channel of the Reichsversammlung. Presided over by the Rt. Hon. Connor Stumperth, Speaker.

Members in attendance (in order of presence):
Rt. Hon. Connor Stumperth, Speaker 

Rt. Hon. Patrick Renwick, Vorsitzender   
Hon. Edward Daniels 

Hon. Andrew Irons
 
Hon. James Frisch, Deputy Speaker 
Hon. Zarel Smith 
Hon. Nicholas Kaos
Hon. Henry Clemens 
Hon. Karl Friedrich 
   
Hon.
Stephen Freayth

There were 4 bills presented to the Reichsversammlung during the day’s session.

Time period: 21:00 – 23:09 UTC
Presiding officer: Rt. Hon. Connor Stumperth, Speaker

A quorum was established.

Question to the Vorsitzender: What is the Vorsitzender’s response to the riots in the United States?  (by the Hon. Irons)

Question to the Vorsitzender: How will the government ensure stability following the political upheavals of the last 25 hours?  (by the Hon. Frisch)

Kronrat Act (by the Rt. Hon. Speaker)
Aye: Stumperth, Renwick, Daniels, Irons, Smith, Frisch, Friedrich, Bainbridge, Clemens, Freayth
Nay:
None

Abolition of Border Checkpoints at the Alenshka Border (Agreement) Act (by the Rt. Hon. Speaker)
Aye: Stumperth, Renwick, Smith, Daniels, Irons, Friedrich, Freayth, Frisch, Jaax, Clemens
Nay: None

Festungrad Protected Area Act (by the Rt. Hon. Speaker)
Aye: Stumperth, Freayth, Renwick, Daniels, Irons, Smith, Frisch, Clemens, Friedrich
Nay: None

Abeldane Scone Act (by the Hon. Millán)
Aye: Renwick, Frisch
Nay: Stumperth, Friedrich, Daniels, Irons, Smith, Jaax
Abstain: Clemens

Debate: Early general election (by the Rt. Hon. Speaker)

Motion: Recognise Assad’s government as the sole valid cgovernmnt of Syrian (by the Hon. Frisch)
Aye: Frisch, Jaax
Nay: Stumperth, Daniels, Irons
Abstain: Clemens, Renwick

Adjournment 
By unanimous consent