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Proposed Change to CDSL 16-04 Citizenship membership publication for election purposes

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"CDSL 16-04 Citizenship membership publication for election purposes", https://cdsdemocracy.org/faqs/cdsl-16-0 ... -purposes/

The intention of changes to CDSL 16-04 is to allow group registered citizens to vote, under certain qualifying criteria.
1. At 12 noon SLT on the dates designated by the Scientific Council, the CHANCELLOR or his or her designate, will generate both a list of tier payors and a Land Scanner list of parcel owners They will then compare these two lists to determine that a given name appears on both lists, and that that given name is current in at least one parcel tier payment. The CHANCELLOR or his or her designate will use these lists to create one list of the citizens who are qualified to run for office or vote, the Citizen List.
This section must be modified to allow for "group citizens", whose name will appear on the list of tier payors but will not be shown directly as a parcel owner; the parcel owner will appear as the group to which the parcel has been deeded. We can add an additional step, "In cases where the parcel owner is a group, the Chancellor or his or her designate shall compare the list of tier payors to the registered citizens for that group. Each group registered citizen must be listed as the tier payor and current in tier payment for at least one qualifying group-owned parcel.".

Grammatical corrections: Insert a period in Section 1 between "owners" and "They". Correct all-caps spelling from "CHANCELLOR" to "Chancellor" in Section 1 and Section 2.

The full proposed updated text to Section 1 and Section 2 is below:
1. At 12 noon SLT on the dates designated by the Scientific Council, the Chancellor or his or her designate, will generate both a list of tier payors and a Land Scanner list of parcel owners. They will then compare these two lists to determine that a given name appears on both lists, and that that given name is current in at least one parcel tier payment. In cases where the parcel owner is a group, the Chancellor or his or her designate shall compare the list of tier payors to the registered citizens for that group. Each group registered citizen must be listed as the tier payor and current in tier payment for at least one qualifying group-owned parcel. The Chancellor or his or her designate will use these lists to create one list of the citizens who are qualified to run for office or vote, the Citizen List.

2. Within 24 hours the Chancellor will publish the List on the CDS Forums, by notecard to the SL group ‘CDS’, by notecard available at the Praetorium and any other public location the Chancellor may choose, and on the CDS web portal.
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Re: Proposed Change to CDSL 16-04 Citizenship membership publication for election purposes

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The intention of changes to CDSL 16-04 is to allow group registered citizens to vote, under certain qualifying criteria.
The intention of changes to CDSL 16-04 is to allow group registered citizens to run for an office and/or vote, under certain qualifying criteria.
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ready to approve with the correction Lilith proposed. Good job! Thank you very much.
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Ditto from me, what Tanoujin said. :)
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Re: Proposed Change to CDSL 16-04 Citizenship membership publication for election purposes

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Full proposed text of CDSL 16-04, including updates to Section 1 and Section 2. Original text here, https://cdsdemocracy.org/faqs/cdsl-16-0 ... -purposes/

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It is the law of the CDS that citizens must hold the title to their land for more than 28 days, and have tier paid in full to qualify to vote or to run for office. However, due to the complexities of the electoral calendar, the validation of that requirement is unnecessarily complicated.

The Citizen List shall be the certified list of CDS citizens eligible to run for office or vote in CDS Elections. The Citizen List will be created in the following manner:

1. At 12 noon SLT on the dates designated by the Scientific Council, the Chancellor or his or her designate, will generate both a list of tier payors and a Land Scanner list of parcel owners. They will then compare these two lists to determine that a given name appears on both lists, and that that given name is current in at least one parcel tier payment. In cases where the parcel owner is a group, the Chancellor or his or her designate shall compare the list of tier payors to the registered citizens for that group. Each group registered citizen must be listed as the tier payor and current in tier payment for at least one qualifying group-owned parcel. The Chancellor or his or her designate will use these lists to create one list of the citizens who are qualified to run for office or vote, the Citizen List.

2. Within 24 hours the Chancellor will publish the List on the CDS Forums, by notecard to the SL group ‘CDS’, by notecard available at the Praetorium and any other public location the Chancellor may choose, and on the CDS web portal.

3. Only those citizens whose names appear on the published Citizen List may run for office or vote in the CDS elections.

4. Any citizen may challenge the inclusion or omission of an avatar on the Citizen List by petitioning the Scientific Council. Any such petition challenging the Citizen List must be received by the Dean of the SC no later than midnight SLT, 14 days after that Citizen List is published. The SC will make every effort to resolve such challenges within 7 days, so that nominations and elections can proceed with an accurate Citizen List.

6. This bill applies to all elections and by-elections of Government members, representatives, or any official polling act called by any of the Government Branches (such as referenda or public consultation) that may have legislative power.

7. This bill does not revoke any other right of citizens, specifically NL 5-21, Citizen Involvement Act, or any public contest without the force of legislative power, such as proposing a new theme for an upcoming region to be publicly opened, redesigning the CDS official presence, or similar non-legislative acts.
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Re: Proposed Change to CDSL 16-04 Citizenship membership publication for election purposes

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The RA voted to approve these changes at today's meeting.
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