Archives: Energy / Model Policies

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  • Resolution on Mandatory Electricity Consumer Disclosure Information image

    Resolution on Mandatory Electricity Consumer Disclosure Information

    WHEREAS, many states are deregulating the generation of electricity and encouraging the formation of a competitive electricity marketplace; WHEREAS, market forces can do a better job than …

  • Wetlands Mapping and Protection Act image

    Wetlands Mapping and Protection Act

    Summary  ALEC’s model Wetlands Mapping and Protection Act is designed to permit a state to define the procedures, guidelines, and administration of a wetlands program for the …

  • Power Plant Siting Act image

    Power Plant Siting Act

    Summary This Act creates a single Board that functions as the permitting authority for all governmental approvals necessary to site a Power Plant in the state. Model Policy Section 1.

  • 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 Electricity Transmission Principles image

    ALEC Electricity Transmission Principles

    Mission Energy production and transmission are critical components of our nation’s economic infrastructure. For economic growth to continue, the expansion and protection of our electricity transmission infrastructure system must be a priority …

  • Resolution on Packaging and the Municipal Solid Waste Stream image

    Resolution on Packaging and the Municipal Solid Waste Stream

    Summary ALEC’s model Resolution on Packaging and the Municipal Solid Waste Stream calls for free-market incentives and solutions to be integrated in solid waste policies. Key components to the Resolution …

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    Biotechnology State Uniformity Resolution

    Whereas, ALEC has stated its support for the responsible use of the beneficial qualities of agricultural biotechnology such as in improved crop production techniques, pharmaceuticals, anti-immune disease …

  • Resolution on Invasive Noxious Weeds image

    Resolution on Invasive Noxious Weeds

    Whereas, invasive species are organisms that are living in areas outside their native environment and whose introduction causes or threatens to cause economic, environmental, or medical harm.  Whereas, there are …

  • Recycled/Refined Oil Labeling Act image

    Recycled/Refined Oil Labeling Act

    Summary:  ALEC’s model recycled/refined Oil Labeling Act is designed to reduce the amount of used oil improperly disposed and increase the amount that is reused by establishing …

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    Groundwater Protection Act

    Summary ALEC’s model Groundwater Protection Act is designed to futher document and ensure the safety of America’s drinking water through the prevention, minimization, or mitigation of the movement of …

  • Resolution on Renewable Energy Resources in a Competitive Electricity Marketplace image

    Resolution on Renewable Energy Resources in a Competitive Electricity Marketplace

    Resolution on Renewable Energy Resources in a Competitive Electricity Marketplace WHEREAS, new mandates for taxes, fees, and charges are being proposed by federal lawmakers to subsidize renewable energy …

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    Biotechnology Resolution

    Biotechnology Resolution WHEREAS, biotechnology refers to any technique that uses living organisms or parts thereof to make or modify a product or plants, animals, or microorganisms for specific uses and …

  • Protecting Property Rights to Facilitate Species Conservation image

    Protecting Property Rights to Facilitate Species Conservation

    An act relating to the authority of a political subdivision to prepare and implement a regional habitat conservation plan or habitat conservation plan or to enter into a conservation agreement.

  • Resolution on Local Jursidiction Consent of National Monument Designation image

    Resolution on Local Jursidiction Consent of National Monument Designation

    WHEREAS, the proposed designation of national monuments in the State of ______ clearly violates the spirit and letter of the Antiquities Act, which requires monument lands to be “confined to …

  • Resolution Urging the President and Congress to Act Expeditiously in Procuring a Site or Sites for the Storage of High-Level Radioactive Waste image

    Resolution Urging the President and Congress to Act Expeditiously in Procuring a Site or Sites for the Storage of High-Level Radioactive Waste

    Summary ALEC’s model Resolution Urges the President and Congress to act expeditiously in procuring a site or sites for the storage of high-level radioactive waste. Model Resolution …

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    Wildlife Information Disclosure Act

     Summary This Act shall be known as the Wildlife Information Disclosure Act. Model Policy Section 1. {Disclosure of Personal Information} (A) The name and address and a telephone, …

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    Economic Impact Statement Act

    Economic Impact Statement Act Summary The Economic Impact Statement Act is designed to provide environmental protection while permitting the creation of wealth through requiring …

  • Resolution on Environmental Laboratory Privatization image

    Resolution on Environmental Laboratory Privatization

    Summary  This resolution endorses federal and state efforts to use private labs for routine environmental testing. It condemns the use of taxpayer dollars for the construction of …

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    Electricity Freedom Act

    Electricity Freedom Act Summary: The Electricity Freedom Act repeals the State of {insert state}’s requirement that electric distribution utilities and electric services companies provide …

  • Regulatory Review and Rescission Act image

    Regulatory Review and Rescission Act

    Regulatory Review and Rescission Act Purpose: Section 1 of this Act institutes a system allowing state lawmakers to examine the efficacy of regulations before implementation, reviewing costs, benefits, …