Congress Legislation Templates

The templates below must be used to write CHSSA legislation for the state tournament, and may also be used for your own league.

CHSSA Constitutional Amendment Template

CHSSA Bill Template

CHSSA Resolution Template

For Help writing legislation, check out this resource: https://www.congressionaldebate.org/resources/drafting-legislation

or check out our coaches’ corner where we learned about congress legislation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7J0FQiJBxI 

National Extemp - 2023

In no particular order

  • Finance and Economics
  • Science and Technology
  • Politics/Government
  • Social Issues and Controversy
  • US Foreign Policy

International Extemp - 2023

In no particular order

  • Europe/Russia
  • East and Southeast Asia/Australia/Oceania
  • Southwest / Central / South Asia
  • The Americas
  • Africa

State 2023 Parli Topic Areas

In no particular order: 

  • Water Resources
  • California
  • Civil Rights
  • Poverty
  • US Economy
  • Education
  • Science and Technology
  • International Trade