Model Policies

Model Policies

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    Electronic Government Services Act

    Electronic Government Services Act Summary While the continued development of information technology and the proliferation of the Internet has permitted government agencies to make more efficient the necessary transactions …

  • THE EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNT ACT image

    THE EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNT ACT

    Model Policy: THE EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNT ACT Section 1. {The Education Savings Account Act} Section 2. {Definitions} (A) “Program” means The Education Savings Account program created in this subchapter. (B) “Eligible …

  • Intrastate Forum Shopping Abuse Reform Act image

    Intrastate Forum Shopping Abuse Reform Act

     Summary Forum shopping has become a significant problem in civil litigation.  Certain counties have become magnets for attracting claims with little or no connection to that county.  The burdens placed …

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    Commonsense Consumption Act

    Summary The Commonsense Consumption Act prevents the legislative and regulatory functions of the State of _____ from being usurped by civil lawsuits against a food manufacturer, packer, …

  • Neutrality and Integrity in Software Procurement Act image

    Neutrality and Integrity in Software Procurement Act

    Neutrality and Integrity in Software Procurement Act Summary This Act amends the state’s procurement rules to preserve choice, competition, and integrity in the state’s selection and installation of software …

  • Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma Education Act image

    Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma Education Act

    Summary Training and education in recognizing and preventing pediatric abusive head trauma shall be integrated in all professional and educational development training for each licensed professional or individual outlined within …

  • Resolution Supporting Pro Consumer Public Policy for Voice, Video, and Data Services image

    Resolution Supporting Pro Consumer Public Policy for Voice, Video, and Data Services

    Resolution Supporting Pro Consumer Public Policy for Voice, Video, and Data Services WHEREAS, it is the mission of the American Legislative Exchange Council to advance the Jeffersonian principles of …

  • Draft Resolution Urging the Presidential Administration and Congress to Support International Trade and the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) image

    Draft Resolution Urging the Presidential Administration and Congress to Support International Trade and the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

    Whereas, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) policy on free trade acknowledges that, “the imposition of artificial barriers to free and open trade…are deterrents to American economic interests;” and Whereas, …

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    Grand Jury Due Reform Act

    TITLE: GRAND JURY DUE REFORM ACT SUMMARY: The purpose of this act is to provide greater transparency, accountability, and fairness for the accused during grand jury proceedings. States that still …

  • Draft Resolution Recommending Constitutional Amendment Restoring Election of U.S. Senators to the Legislatures of the Sovereign States image

    Draft Resolution Recommending Constitutional Amendment Restoring Election of U.S. Senators to the Legislatures of the Sovereign States

    Whereas Article I, Section 3, Paragraph 1 of the Constitution provided for the Senators to be chosen by the Legislature of each State, and was effective for 124 years; Whereas …

  • RESOLUTION ON RAISING FELONY THEFT THRESHOLDS image

    RESOLUTION ON RAISING FELONY THEFT THRESHOLDS

    RESOLUTION ON RAISING FELONY THEFT THRESHOLDS Summary: This Resolution supports raising felony theft thresholds, as many current state felony theft thresholds were set years or decades ago, and have …

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    Sexual Assault Survivors Bill of Rights

    [Insert state legislature] BILL                                                                                                                                             No. [ ]   Introduced by [insert legislator member name]   [Date]   Summary: This act ensures the basic rights of sexual assault survivors. These rights …

  • Self-Sufficiency in Medicaid Act image

    Self-Sufficiency in Medicaid Act

      Summary This Act provides that the state’s Medicaid Program will institute a work requirement for able-bodied adults receiving services and benefits from the Medicaid program in {insert state}.

  • THE GREAT SCHOOLS TAX CREDIT PROGRAM ACT (SCHOLARSHIP TAX CREDITS) image

    THE GREAT SCHOOLS TAX CREDIT PROGRAM ACT (SCHOLARSHIP TAX CREDITS)

    Section 1. {Title} The Great Schools Tax Credit Program Act Section 2. {Definitions} (A) “Program” means the Great Schools Tax Credit Program. (B) “Eligible student” means a student who: (1)(i) …

  • The Foster Youth Driver’s License Act image

    The Foster Youth Driver’s License Act

    Summary This act will allow a minor who is in the custody of the Department to apply for a drivers permit or driver’s license without requiring them to have a …

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    Fair Share Act

    Fair Share Act Summary ALEC’s model Fair Share Act provides that each defendant is liable only for damages in direct proportion to that defendant’s responsibility.  The model act …

  • Teacher Quality and Recognition Demonstration Act image

    Teacher Quality and Recognition Demonstration Act

    Teacher Quality and Recognition Demonstration Act Summary The need for quality teachers in improving student achievement is generally recognized as one of the most crucial elements of state …

  • ALEC Statement of Principles on  Repealing and Replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) image

    ALEC Statement of Principles on Repealing and Replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

    ALEC Statement of Principles on Repealing and Replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA)   Mission: To promote access, affordable health benefits, greater competition and choice, health savings, responsibility and …

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    STUDENT RIGHT TO ACTIVE COUNSEL

    Model Policy: STUDENT RIGHT TO ACTIVE COUNSEL 2 6 7     LONG TITLE 8     General Description: 9          This bill enacts language related to disciplinary proceedings in an institution of …

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    Online Bidding Act

    Online Bidding Act Summary This Act would allow public agencies to use on-line, electronic bidding as a means of obtaining bids from vendors for the procurement of goods, services, …