1 SECTION 1. The United States criminal justice system and its intelligence agencies will cease the
2 use of polygraph tests for all potential job applicants and for other law enforcement
4 SECTION 2. A polygraph is defined as a machine that monitors the body’s physiological
5 functions during testing such as pulse, blood pressure, and breathing.
6 SECTION 3. The Department of Justice (DOJ) will oversee the removal of polygraph testing by
7 governmental agencies and other agencies within the criminal justice system.
8 SECTION 4. This legislation will take effect immediately upon passage.
9 SECTION 5. All laws in conflict with this legislation are hereby declared null and void.
A Resolution to Support Safe Injection Sites
1 WHEREAS, The current opioid epidemic is a public health and safety risk that particularly affects
2 public areas, including schools, playgrounds and shopping centers; and
3 WHEREAS, Drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the United States, with over
4 50,000 lethal drug overdoses in 2015; and
5 WHEREAS, Opioid addiction is a primary, chronic and relapsing brain disease characterized by an
6 individual pathologically pursuing reward and/or relief by substance use and other
7 behaviors; and
8 WHEREAS, In 2015, over 250,000 adolescents were current nonmedical users of pain relievers, with
9 over 100,000 having an addiction to prescription pain relievers; and
10 WHEREAS, Supervised consumption sites provide a place where people can use drugs with trained
11 staff ready to intervene in case something goes wrong; and
12 WHEREAS, Access to care for mental health and substance abuse are currently limited in capacity
13 and are crucial to recovery; now, therefore, be it
14 RESOLVED By the Student Congress here assembled that, by the year 2019, every state be required
15 to plan and create safe injection sites to combat the heroin epidemic in the U.S.