Standing Orders of the Magisterium
SECTION I. ADMITTANCE OF NEW MAGISTERS
…1.2 If the applicant has their WA nation in The East Pacific (“TEP”), or is confirmed by the Overseeing Officer of the Eastern Pacific Sovereign Army (“EPSA”) to be a member of the EPSA and meets the conditions outlined in 1.1, the Provost shall admit the applicant to the Magisterium.
…1.3. If the applicant does not meet one of the conditions outlined in section 1.2 but meets the conditions outlined in the subsections of 1.1, the Magisterium shall, by majority vote, decide whether the applicant will be accepted.
…1.4. If the applicant has not satisfied the conditions as described in Section 1.1 & 1.2; within 72 hours of notification of an incomplete application, the Provost shall deny their application.
…1.45. The Provost may deny applicants convicted of any crime and applicants who have committed subversive acts in TEP or abroad.
SECTION II. LEGISLATIVE PROCEDURE
…2.4. Any sponsor may motion the Bill or Standing Orders Amendment to vote at any time during debate. A Magister who is not a sponsor must second that motion. The Provost shall be deemed sponsor if the sponsor(s) are absent or inactive longer than 21 days within the Bill’s thread.
…2.4.1. Should a motioned Bill fail to be seconded within 48 hours, the Bill shall return to being debated. The Sponsor(s) may immediately move the Bill to vote again.
…2.4.2. Should a Bill fail to be seconded on two separate instances, a mandatory 72 hour waiting period shall apply.
…2.4.3. If a Bill fails to attain a second following the waiting period defined by Section 2.4.2, it shall immediately be tabled and may not be brought back for the remainder of the current legislative session.
…2.5. Should a Bill fail for reasons other than lack of quorum, the Bill is considered defeated and may not be brought back for the remainder of the legislative session.
…2.56. Nominations by the Delegate, ratifications of a treaty, or any other motion which is not a Bill or a Standing Orders Amendment shall follow the same procedure as a Bill.
…2.67. Should a Bill that has passed the Magisterium vote be vetoed by the Delegate, it will be returned immediately to debate for a minimum of 3 days before one of the Bill’s original sponsors may decide to move it to an override vote. It must then be seconded by a Magister who is not one of the Bill’s sponsors before it can be returned to vote in accordance with 4.1 through 4.3.2 .
SECTION VII. CHANGE OF WA STATUS
…7.1. Magisters may petition the Provost to change the WA status of their membership within the Magisterium.
…7.1.1. Magisters accepted under Section 1.2 may convert to Non-WA status subject to a vote as outlined in Section 1.3.
…7.1.2. Magisters accepted under Section 1.3 may convert to WA status provided that the requirements of Section 1.2 are met by the petitioner.
…7.2 A Magister may not invoke Section VII more than once per legislative session.
SECTION VIII. REMOVAL OF MAGISTERS
…78.1. The Provost may hold a roll call and require that Magisters respond within 1 week to confirm their activity
…78.1.1. Any Magister not responding to a roll call can be suspended by the Provost, Deputy Provost, or removed by a majority vote of the responding Magisters.
…78.1.2. Any Magister who has informed the Magisterium of their absence shall be exempt to this rule, as long as the roll call is within the time frame of inactivity as stated by the Magister.
…78.2. A Magister may be suspended by the Provost, and removed by a majority vote if:
…78.2.1. The Magister has not logged into the forums for more than two weeks and has not informed the Magisterium of said absence; or
…78.2.2. The Magister has not voted or confirmed attendance in at least two successive votes initiated at least seven days apart from each other; or In the previous calendar month, with at least two votes conducted, The Magister has not voted or confirmed attendance in at least half of all votes; or
…78.2.3. The Magister was accepted under Section 1.2. but currently has their WA nation outside of TEP, unless they are a verified EPSA soldier or following EPSA orders.
…78.3. Any suspended Magister may be unsuspended by informing the Magisterium of the reason for their inactivity and voting in any legislative proposal. If said Magister was suspended per Section 78.2.3., they must also return their WA nation to TEP and inform the Magisterium why their WA nation was moved outside TEP.
…78.4. A Magister will be removed automatically, which shall be announced by the Provost, if:
…78.4.1. The Magister is found to have supplied falsified information in their Magister’s Pledge or official Public Disclosure Form; or
…78.4.2. The Magister has no resident TEP nation.
…78.5. A Magister may resign at any time.