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#LM.09 : Recalling   MPs

  1. This draft is to be passed in the Parliament
  2. After passing of this draft, the citizens will be able to appoint and recall Secondary MPs in the Parliament.
  3. IMO, it would be cost-effective for citizens to first force the MPs to pass LM03.htm in the Parliament, and then pass this Bill by using LM.03.

Section   1   -  Preamble
Recallable Secondary MP Act is to enable a citizen to anyday appoint and recall his representative in the Parliament.

Section   2   :   Format   of   the   Act
2.1 Each clause of this law is a procedure or an instruction and has a list of persons for whom that procedure/instruction is meant for.
2.2 The officer in-charge may adjust the rupee-amount mentioned in this Act every 6 months using an inflation index issued by RBI.

Section   3   :   Administrative   Setup
3.1 The instructions given for the Speaker in this Act apply to both the Speakers, the Speaker of Loksabha as well as the Speaker of Rajya Sabha.
3.2 [Procedure for PM ; Purpose - Appointment of senior officer] The PM would select a District Collector for each Parliament Constituency, and assign the duties of the Registrar, as defined in this act to that District Collector.
3.3 [Procedure for Registrar ; Purpose - to establish contacts with thousands of citizens] The Registrar may appoint the clerks on a temporary basis or may take existing clerks from staff.

Section   4   :   Selecting   and   Recalling   Secondary   MPs
4.1 [Procedure for Registrar ; ] Any citizen of India above 25 years can pay a fee of Rs 1000/- to the Registrar, and register himself as the Secondary MP of an Parliament Constituency in that District. The Registrar will charge him a Rs 200/- per month fee as well.
4.2 [Procedure for Registrar/Clerks ; Purpose - Procedure for citizen to Recall his Primary MP and select a Secondary MP]
The Registrar's clerks will allow the citizens to select a Secondary MP. The clerk will take following things from the citizen : a)Rs 2 to Rs 5/- fee   b)citizen's ID   c)MP's serial number and name   . The clerk will then make the entries in the computer and will give a computer generated receipt to the citizen.
4.3 [Procedure for Registrar/Clerks ; Purpose - Procedure for citizen to declare himself as unrepresented citizen]
The Registrar's clerks will allow a citizen to declare himself as unrepresented citizen. The clerk will take following things from the citize : a)Rs 2 to Rs 5/- fee   b)citizen's ID. The clerk will then make the entries in the computer and will give a computer generated receipt to the citizen.
4.4 [Procedure for Registrar/Clerks ; Purpose - Procedure for citizen to Recall existing Secondary MP and select another Secondary MP]
A citizen can change his Secondary MP anyday, by using the procedure explained in Art 4-2.

Section   5   :   Voting on Bill
5.1 [Instruction for Speaker] On any given Bill, the Primary MPís, who was elected in the General Election, vote on the floor will count only for those voters who have not registered their YES/NO on the bill, those who have NOT declared them as unrepresented, and those who have NOT appointed a Secondary MP.
5.2 [Procedure for Speaker] A Secondary MP's vote will count for those citizens who have selected him as a Secondary MP and have NOT voted on a Bill.
5.3 [Procedure for Speaker] If a citizen has declared himself unrepresented, and if he does NOT register his YES/NO, it will be counted as abstain.
5.4 [Procedure for Speaker] The Secondary MP can register his YES/NO on a Bill before Registrar or Speaker or their secretaries after paying a fee of Rs 500/- .
5.5 [Procedure for Registrar] On a Bill presented by the citizens, the Registrar will send Counts of citizens who have registered YES/NO, as well as effective weights of each of the Secondary MPs with their respective YES/NO to the Speaker on the 61st day after the Bill was presented.

Section   6   :   Salaries etc and Limitations of Secondary MPs
6.1 [Procedure for PM] The PM will allocate the salaries, perks and the Development Grant to the Secondary MPs in the proportion of the citizens who have Approved them. One person may become Secondary MP of any number of Parliament Constituencies. That amounst will be deducted frrom MP's salaries, perks and Development Grants.
6.2 [Procedure for Registrar, Speaker] The Registrars and Speakers will allow Secondary MPs to register YES/NO on any Bill introduced by the citizens using Direct Vote Act (LM.03) within 30 days after the Bill is introduced. Secondary MPs can also register YES/NO on a Bill presented by an MP in house, provide the Speaker has authorized Secondary MPs to vote.
6.3 [Procedure for Speaker] The Speakers will NOT consider Secondary MPs' votes on following three 3 bills   1)Annual Budget   2)Confidence Motion and   3)No Confidence Motion

Section   7  :   Explicit recall of an MP
7.1 [Procedure for Speaker] If a Secondary MP's approval count exceeds 50% and it is 5% than the residual approval count of sitting MP, the Speaker will appoint that Secondary MP as Primary MP and Primary MP will become the secondary MP will approval count equal to his residual approval count.

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