Federalism and International Relations Task Force Meeting


Task Force on Federalism and International Relations Tentative Meeting Agenda
States and Nation Policy Summit 2016 | Washington, DC

Friday, December 2, 2016
2:30 PM – 5:30 PM

2:30 PM Call to Order
Welcome, Approval of the Minutes and Introductions

2:40 PM Presentations and Model Policy
Presentation: Toward a Declaration of States on the Need to Protect the U.S. Constitution’s Federal Structure – Sounding the Alarm

3:00 PM Presentation: Preserving the US-UK Special Relationship in the Post-Brexit World

Model Policy Consideration: Resolution Urging the Current Presidential Administration to Launch Negotiations for a Bilateral Trade Agreement with the United Kingdom

3:20 PM Presentation: Recent Developments in Article V Initiatives

3:35 PM Presentation: The US Embargo on Cuba – Portrait of a Failed Policy

Model Policy Consideration: Resolution to Support Normalizing Trade Relations between the United States and the Republic of Cuba

4:00 PM Presentation: The Alliance of Conservatives and Reformists in Europe

4:15 PM Presentation: Innovative Approaches to the Transfer of Public Lands

Model Policy Consideration: Act to Clarify State Jurisdiction over Public Lands

4:35 PM Presentation: International Trade Priorities for the Incoming Administration

4:50 PM Presentation: Prosperity States Compact Why states should unite to restore economic growth and prosperity through expandable free market zones known as “Prosperity Districts” which are capable of replacing state and federal tax and regulatory policy with state-of-the-art best practices.

Working Group Draft Model Policy: Prosperity States Compact Draft

5:10 PM Presentation: Federal Grant Oversight

5:20 PM Presentation: International Property Rights Index Release

5:25 PM For the Good of the Order

5:30 PM Adjournment