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The Proposed Anti-Corporate Rule Amendment

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Section I

The rights given to the people as set forth by the constitution and its amendments can not be construed to apply to any corporation or business entity. All business entities are paper creations of society and as such have no rights under the constitution or its amendments with the exception of the rights granted to them in this amendment; business entities only retain a conditional privilege to operate. A privilege, which can be revoked as, set forth in this amendment. This amendment applies to all business entities regardless of country of origin.

Section II

Any business entity foreign or domestic with sales exceeding one million dollars or with sales or manufacturing facilities in two or more states will henceforth be required to obtain a federal charter of incorporation within one year of passage of this amendment and conforming to the guidelines set forth here.

Section III

Congress is given the right to alter the terms of all general charters, however congress cannot extend a charter beyond the limits set forth here. No charter will be granted to any business entity in which their revenue exceeds one hundredth of one percent of the federal budget. Business entities exceeding that limit must be broken into two or more companies within six months. Nor will any charters be granted that does not restrict the operations to a single economic activity or business. Nor will any charter be granted that does not require a seventy five percent majority of individual stockholders for election of officers, passage of mergers, buyouts, or a change in internal governance. In such elections, each shareholder will have one vote regardless of the number of shares they may own.

Section IV

A charter of incorporation can be revoked both by the passage of a bill in congress and signed by the president or by federal court. Further any facility of a business entity can be closed upon passage of an appropriate ballot measure and grievance initiated by not more than 2% of the populace in the community directly or indirectly effected by the operation of the facility. The court system may grant a temporary reprieve on passage of such a measure for two years only if the business entity can show they are activity working towards a solution to the grievance. If after two reprieves the ballot measure passes for the third time, the facility will be closed.

Section V

No business entity will be granted any relief or compensation in the event that environmental laws or other laws that prevent the full use of its' property if they apply to the general public such as zoning laws.

Section VI

Business entities are given the right to sue and the right to be sued. However, the operating officers and governing boards can and will be held responsible for any gross, continuous, or frequent violations of any laws. Gross, continuous or frequent violations shall hereby be defined as more than three violations of the same law within any two-year period. Congress will establish prison terms of not less than five years for the operating officers and governing board of directors for violations of labor, environmental and general law. No immunity from prosecution will be extended beyond the rights of the common citizen to the operating officers and governing board of any business entity in either criminal or civil law.

Section VII

No one individual can serve on more than one board of directors. Nor can any business institution have more than one of its officers serving on a board of directors.

Section VIII

Nor can a business entity deny or restrict the constitutional rights of its employees including warrantless searches and invasions of their privacy. Further, no business entity may initiate legal proceeding against citizens or groups of citizens including labor unions opposed to the operation or expansion of that entity unless there was criminal activity on the part of the group.

Section IX

The rights of citizens to sue business entities cannot be limited or restricted in any manner including the awarding of damages. Juries will have the sole discretion in awarding the amount of damages.

Section X

All shareholders will be responsible for unpaid debts up to the limit of their investment. Operating officers and members of the governing boards can be and will be held responsible for any debt without limit.

Section XI

Nor can any business entity employing more than 50 people ever be granted any public monies or aid not available to the common citizen of that district. The government cannot extend its credit for the use or assume the debts of any business entity.

Section XII

State and federal agencies may inspect any business entity at any time without a need for a warrant. In case of a lawsuit, no corporate document enjoys the right to privacy. Once entered into a court case the documents become a public record. Nor can the case and records be sealed by the order of the presiding judge.

Section XIII

No law passed by Congress or no treaty approved by Congress can overwrite the terms set forth in this amendment.

Section XIV

In the event of war, any business entity or a subdivision providing good or services to the enemy is guilty of sedition. The operating officers and the members of governing boards of such units upon conviction in federal court will be sentenced to life in prison. In the event of war or other national emergencies, business entities can be put to use of the nation by the president.