The United Empire of Earth Imperator is the democratically elected head of government in the United Empire of Earth. Bills and legislation that start in the Senate and that have been approved by the High-Secretary move up to the Imperator for approval or veto. Imperators may serve single ten-year term limits. It is the highest office that a Citizen of the UEE can obtain. The position was created by Ivar Messer in 2546 and was initially an inherited office in the Messer Era.