Archives: Economic Development / Model Policies

Archives: Economic Development / Model Policies

  • A Resolution for Government Services to be Compared to Private Sector Services for Federal and State Grant Money image

    A Resolution for Government Services to be Compared to Private Sector Services for Federal and State Grant Money

    Whereas, federal and state grants are a crucial part of funding for public works and community development infrastructure projects and, Whereas, federal and state grants are used to help defray …

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    The Hurricane Mitigation Promotion Act

    {Title, enacting clause, etc.} Section 1. {Designation.} The period from May 25th to May 31st of each year is “Hurricane Mitigation Week.” Section 2. {Proclamation.}  The Governor is requested to issue each year, a proclamation …

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    Mobile Food Vendor Freedom Act

    Section 1. Short Title. This Act shall be known as the “Mobile Food Vendor Freedom Act.” Section 2. Purposes. The Act’s purposes are to: legalize mobile food vending across the …

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    The Provisional Licenses for Ex-Offenders Act

    Section 1. {Provisional License} (A) Notwithstanding any other law and unless the applicant has been convicted of an offense described by Section 2, a licensing authority shall issue to an …

  • Right to Earn a Living Act image

    Right to Earn a Living Act

    Right to Earn a Living Act Summary Among the rights Americans cherish the most are freedoms to pursue a chosen enterprise or profession. Yet of all …

  • The Occupational Licensing Defense Act image

    The Occupational Licensing Defense Act

    Summary: The purpose of this Act is to ensure that an individual may pursue a lawful profession free from unnecessary occupational regulations and protect those against the misuse of occupational …

  • Natural Hair Braiding Protection Act image

    Natural Hair Braiding Protection Act

    Section 1. {Purpose}        Natural hair braiding is a traditional practice that is safe.  It presents no significant health and safety risks to customers or practitioners.  This state should protect liberty.  It …

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    Council on Efficient Government Act

    Council on Efficient Government Act Summary This legislation is designed to create a council on efficient government whose purpose is to ensure that each state agency focuses on its …

  • Public Employee Bargaining Transparency Act image

    Public Employee Bargaining Transparency Act

    Model Policy A bill to amend the Code of [STATE] by adding a section related to transparency in public-sector collective bargaining. Section 1. {Short Title} This Act shall be known as …

  • Resolution on Automated Driving System Legislation and Regulation image

    Resolution on Automated Driving System Legislation and Regulation

    WHEREAS, automated driving systems remain in the early stages of development, necessitating the establishment of a common definitional taxonomy. WHEREAS, the dynamic driving task refers to the real-time operational and …

  • Constitutional Amendment Restricting the Use of Vehicle Fees and Taxes for Highway Purposes image

    Constitutional Amendment Restricting the Use of Vehicle Fees and Taxes for Highway Purposes

    Constitutional Amendment Restricting the Use of Vehicle Fees and Taxes for Highway Purposes NEW SECTION: All fees collected by the State of {insert state} as license fees for motor …

  • Resolution Opposing Taxpayer Financing of Professional Sports Stadiums image

    Resolution Opposing Taxpayer Financing of Professional Sports Stadiums

    Summary The resolution opposes taxpayer financing of professional sports stadiums and venues. Definitions “Professional sports” means any sporting event or competition featuring non-amateur athletes. High school or collegiate level athletics …

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    The Breach of Personal Information Notification Act

    The Breach of Personal Information Notification Act Summary This Act will help ensure that the personal information of residents of this state is protected by providing procedures for notification …

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    Comprehensive Public Employee Freedom Act

    Section 1. {Short Title.} This Act shall be known as the Comprehensive Public Employee Freedom Act Section 2. {Legislative Declarations.} This legislature finds and declares that: By bargaining over the allocation of …

  • A LOCAL RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF STATE MINIMUM WAGE LAW image

    A LOCAL RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF STATE MINIMUM WAGE LAW

    WHEREAS, [Insert Jurisdiction] is a political subdivision, created by the [Insert State] WHEREAS, [Insert Jurisdiction] is tasked by the [Insert State] to carry out certain core responsibilities as approved by …

  • Statement of Principles on State Workers’ Compensation Reform image

    Statement of Principles on State Workers’ Compensation Reform

    Preamble Government policy should encourage fair and sustainable state-based workers’ compensation laws that provide quality medical care and benefits to injured workers, and focus on workplace safety and successful return-to-work …

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    State Council on Competitive Government Act

    {Title, enacting clause, etc.} Section 1. {Definitions.} In this chapter: (1)  “Council” means the State Council on Competitive Government. (2)  “Local government” means a county, municipality, special district, school district, …

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    The Hurricane Mitigation Promotion Act

    {Title, enacting clause, etc.} Section 1. {Designation.} The period from May 25th to May 31st of each year is “Hurricane Mitigation Week.” Section 2. {Proclamation.}  The Governor …

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    ACCE Principles of Taxation

    The fundamental principles presented here provide guidance for a neutral and effective tax system; one that raises needed revenue for core functions of government, while minimizing the burden on citizens.

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    Independent Contractor Definition Act

    Summary Many workers often characterize themselves as independent contractors due to beneficial tax incentives, etc. However, when the worker is injured on the job, the worker may want to characterize …