Archives: Agriculture / Model Policies

Archives: Agriculture / Model Policies

  • Resolution on Country of Origin Labeling image

    Resolution on Country of Origin Labeling

    Resolution on Country of Origin Labeling Whereas, Free markets are one of ALEC’s core guiding principles and we have much model policy that supports the enhancement of free …

  • Pre-emption of Local Agriculture Laws Act image

    Pre-emption of Local Agriculture Laws Act

    Pre-emption of Local Agriculture Laws Act Summary Makes legislative finding and declaration that regulation of agricultural seed, flower seed and vegetable seed and products of …

  • Resolution in Support of Agriculture Research Charities image

    Resolution in Support of Agriculture Research Charities

    Resolution in Support of Agriculture Research Charities Whereas, federal spending on agricultural research has already recently been trending downward, and further needed spending reform …

  • Right to Farm Act image

    Right to Farm Act

    Summary An Act to define certain farm uses, operations, practices, and products; to provide certain disclosures; to provide for circumstances under which a farm shall not be found to be …

  • State Pesticide Preemption Act image

    State Pesticide Preemption Act

    Summary ALEC’s model State Pesticide Preemption Act is designed to ensure the safety of America’s food supply through the preemption of city, town, county, etc. pesticide ordinances. Model Legislation Section …

  • State-Based Healthy Forest Plan image

    State-Based Healthy Forest Plan

     Purpose:  The purpose of this act is to create healthier forests and reduce the risk of catastrophic forest fires for communities by: creating a state urban-wildland fire safety committees; authorizing …

  • The Right to Practice Forestry Act image

    The Right to Practice Forestry Act

    Summary  This bill asserts that forestry operations may not be considered a nuisance if the forestry operation adheres to customary forestry management practices. Bill Information The Right …

  • The Animal and Ecological Terrorism Act (AETA) image

    The Animal and Ecological Terrorism Act (AETA)

      Summary This act creates penalties for persons encouraging, financing, assisting or engaged in {optional language insert “politically motivated”} acts of animal and ecological terrorism. Model Legislation Section 1. {Short …

  • Resolution in Support of Proper Timber Harvesting as a Management Tool to Ensure Better Forest Health image

    Resolution in Support of Proper Timber Harvesting as a Management Tool to Ensure Better Forest Health

    WHEREAS, the health of the national forests and the economies of rural communities area at risk as a result of national forest management practices; WHEREAS, the threat of wildfire, insects, …

  • Resolution On Animal Antibiotic Use image

    Resolution On Animal Antibiotic Use

    WHEREAS, the treatment, prevention and control of animal disease is critically important to the health and welfare of animals and the safety of the food produced; and WHEREAS, the availability …

  • Agriculture Bio-Security Act image

    Agriculture Bio-Security Act

    Agriculture Bio-Security Act  Purpose This Act provides civil liability and criminal sanctions against the intentional acts of damaging or destroying any field crop or food product that …

  • ALEC Agriculture Principles image

    ALEC Agriculture Principles

    Introduction The proper role of government involvement in agriculture is to limit and remove barriers for agricultural production, trade, and consumption throughout our innovative food system. In developing public policy …