Michael Whitley For President 2012

Common Man, With a Common Sense Plan

Amendment 28

"We the People of the United States of America do hereby exercise our rights described in The Declaration of Independence"

For the furtherance of Our Country's Stability, Prosperity, Growth, our Freedoms, Liberties, and Rights we do hereby abolish The Legislative Branch of Our Government as described in Article 1 of The Constitution of the United States of America.  Furthermore all the rights and duties that were vested to this branch of Government as describes in Article 1 of The Constitution of the United States of America shall fall back to the People.

Simultaneously We The People do hereby establish a new Legislative Branch and attach it to our Government to replace the Legislative Branch described in Article 1 of The Constitution of The United States of America. 

We The People shall represent ourselves as this new form of the Legislative Branch of our Government.  All Bills, Laws, Orders, Declarations, Imposes, Taxes, Tariffs,  Excises, and decisions shall be voted on by the People in each State, and the Governor from each individual State shall  Attend a meeting of Governors at the Federal Compound.The Governors shall cast their States Vote on the issues. (The Governor will have no Vote of His or Her own at this Meeting).  There shall be 6 Scheduled meetings each year at every other month intervals. Special Meetings may be called if 1/3rd of the Governors feel an issue is important.  Emergency Meetings shall only be called by the President.

Any issue that is considered to be important for the entire Country and The People shall be discussed at one of the Governors Meetings.  It shall be written up as a Bill, a Law, An Order, A Declaration, an Impose, a Tax, a Tariff,  A Decision or Whatever it represents.  This shall then be presented to the Supreme Court Justices for them to make sure that the issue falls within the constraints of the Constitution as it is written. The Supreme Court Justices shall write up a Pros and Cons on the Issue. The issue along with the Pros, and Cons shall be taken by the Governor to His or Her State and presented to the People of that State. The People shall have until 1 week before the Next Governors Meeting to decide.  A vote shall be taken one week before the meeting and the outcome of that Vote is what the Governor shall present for His or Her State at the Governors meeting. The Issue shall pass only if two thirds of the States vote Yes.  Otherwise it shall fail.  An issue may be rewritten and sent through the process as described above twice in the course of 1 year.  

Once the issue is approved it shall be sent to the President for his signature.  The President shall not have a Veto right as all issues will be passed by the Will of the People.

No Issue shall be Legal or binding if it has not been presented through the process as listed above.

All Issues shall be written in simple common English Language, so that the common person can read and understand it.

No issue written shall exceed 10 pages in length.

All written issues shall contain only one subject for voting. (No combining of issues or discussions)

All issues written shall be written with an absolute ending.(No loophole endings, No open for interpretation endings, no Circular endings)

Governors Meetings

These meetings shall take place in the Capital building located in Washington D.C. (Or if the Federal Government Compound is relocated shall be where appointed at that location)

There shall be an elected board amongst the Governors for the purpose of controlled meetings.  The Governors shall appoint amongst themselves an Exec. Vice President, a Vice President, a Secretary,  a Treasurer and a Sgt. of Arms.  The Vice President of The United States shall be and Act as the President over these meetings (He shall not have a vote on any matters except for breaking a tie)

The Sgt. of Arms shall call everyone to their feet and lead the Pledge of  Allegiance.

Benediction shall be given

Sgt. of Arms shall call Roll

The Treasurer shall give a report on the Finances at the start of each meeting

The Secretary shall give an account of last meetings minutes, outcomes, and follow ups.

The President (Vice President of the US)  shall call Items on the agenda in the order they appear.  A discussion period shall follow the call of the issue.  a decision shall be made to process the issue, table it for further discussion, or drop it.  (If the issue on the agenda called is one that the people have already voted on, then the Sgt of Arms shall call each States name for the vote of its people..

At the End of the Agenda for that meeting there shall be an open discussion on any new issues.

A call to close the meeting and a second shall be voiced and a vote to close the meeting shall take place.

These meetings shall be conducted and Governed by the "Roberts Rules of Order"

 

This Amendment is hereby Voted on and passed by the majority of the People of The United States of America on______________________.

This amendment shall become effective and enforceable on ____________________.  The First Monday after the Presidential Inauguration.