LD Resolution Archive

This page is still a work in progress. Anyone who has wordings of past resolutions is requested to e-mail the webmaster. Thanks to Dr. Susan Millsap at Otterbein College, David Dirgo of Creighton University, Bill Thompson and Christopher Roberts for their help with past resolutions.

  • 2013-2014: Be it Resolved: The USFG should substantially reform elementary and/or secondary education in the U.S.
  • 2012-2013: Resolved: the United States Federal Government should substantially increase assistance for organic and/or sustainable agriculture in the United States.
  • 2011-2012: Resolved: the United States Federal Government should substantially change its trade policy and/or practices with the People’s Republic of China.
  • 2010-2011: Be it resolved: the United States Federal Government should substantially reform the provision of mental health services to the chronically mentally ill.
  • 2009-2010: Resolved: That the United States Federal Government should substantially reform domestic transportation infrastructure.
  • 2008-2009: Resolved: The United States Federal Government should substantially increase its constructive engagement with Cuba.
  • 2007-2008: Resolved: That the United States Federal Government should substantially increase assistance to the Greater Horn of Africa in one of the following areas: economic development, human rights protection, or public health.
  • 2006-2007: Resolved: that the United States Federal Government should adopt a policy to significantly increase the production of energy from renewable sources.
  • 2005-2006: Resolved: that the United States Federal Government should adopt a policy to increase the protection of human rights in one or more of the following nations: Tibet, Bhutan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Myanmar, Thailand, East Timor, Indonesia, Philipines, and/or Pakistan.
  • 2004-2005: Resolved: that the United States Federal Government should significantly reform the criminal justice system.
  • 2003-2004: Resolved: that the United States Federal Government should substantially increase environmental regulations on industrial pollution.
  • 2002-2003: Resolved: that the United States Federal Government should significantly increase assistance to United States residents living below the poverty line.
  • 2001-2002: Resolved: That the United States Federal Government should significantly alter its policy for combating international terrorism.
  • 2000-2001: Resolved: That the United States Federal Government should significantly increase restrictions on civil lawsuits.
  • 1999-2000: Resolved: that the United States federal government should increase restrictions on the development, use, and/or sale of genetically modified organisms.
  • 1998-1999: Resolved: that the US Federal Government should significantly increase its regulation of electronically mediated communication.
  • 1997-1998: Resolved: that the United States federal government should significantly change its foreign policy toward Taiwan.
  • 1996-1997: Resolved: that the U.S. Department of Education should require the implementation of more rigorous methods of teacher and/or student performance evaluation in secondary school systems.
  • 1995-1996: Resolved: That participation in one or more of the six principal bodies of the United Nations should be significantly restricted by altering the U.N. charter and/or rules of procedure.
  • 1994-1995: Resolved: That the FG should significantly reform the US public welfare system
  • 1993-1994: Resolved: That the USFG should significantly alter laws for immigration into the US.
  • 1992-1993: Resolved: That the terms of fedral legislators should be limited to a specific duration.
  • 1991-1992
  • 1990-1991 (Exact resolution not available; it was on Supreme Court justice tenure).
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