Model Policies

Model Policies (page 11)

  • Resolution in Opposition to Discriminatory Food and Beverage Taxes image

    Resolution in Opposition to Discriminatory Food and Beverage Taxes

    WHEREAS this global recession has spread economic stress across all income levels, with lower and middle-income Americans especially hard hit; WHEREAS a frugal lifestyle and stretching the daily living expenses …

  • Volunteer Immunity and Charitable Organization Liability Limit Act image

    Volunteer Immunity and Charitable Organization Liability Limit Act

    Summary The Act is intended to promote the formation, financial stability, and healthy operation of charitable organizations and to encourage volunteer and charitable organizations by limiting the exposure of organizations …

  • Freedom of Choice in Health Care Act image

    Freedom of Choice in Health Care Act

    Section 1. Short Title.  This Act may be cited as the “Freedom of Choice in Health Care Act.” Section 2.  The people have the right to enter into private contracts …

  • Free Range Parenting Act image

    Free Range Parenting Act

    Model Policy: SECTION 1. Legislative findings. The [governing body] finds that: (1) Everyone desires the safety of all children; (2) A child raised under constant adult supervision misses opportunities for …

  • Copycat Product Act image

    Copycat Product Act

    Model Policy [Title, enacting clause, etc.] Section 1. {Liability for damages} (a) In any civil action for personal injury, death, or property damage caused by a product, regardless of the type …

  • Reforming How Federal Grants Are Provided to the State image

    Reforming How Federal Grants Are Provided to the State

    Preamble Whereas, the Framers established, and the States ratified, the Constitution of the United States of America for purposes of protecting our rights and ensuring that citizens direct the course …

  • Resolution in Support of Establishing Efficient and Fair Criminal Law Discovery Practices image

    Resolution in Support of Establishing Efficient and Fair Criminal Law Discovery Practices

    Resolution: WHEREAS, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is committed to developing effective and fair criminal justice policies that create safe communities for citizens as well as strong state budgets; …

  • Periodic Payment of Judgements Act image

    Periodic Payment of Judgements Act

    Summary The Periodic Payment of Judgements Act modifies the common law rule requiring that judgements be paid as a lump sum. The modifications provided by the Act allow a claimant …

  • Resolution Urging Congress to Reject “Windfall Profits” Taxes on Energy Companies image

    Resolution Urging Congress to Reject “Windfall Profits” Taxes on Energy Companies

    Resolution WHEREAS, any additional tax on energy companies will hurt energy exploration and will do nothing but increase the price of gasoline for American consumers. WHEREAS, our experiment with a …

  • Resolution in Support of the Taiwan Travel Act image

    Resolution in Support of the Taiwan Travel Act

    Model Policy Whereas, a longstanding, close bilateral relationship, codified in the Taiwan Relations Act, has existed between the United States and Taiwan and has proven economically, culturally and strategically important to …

  • Medical Freedom Act image

    Medical Freedom Act

    Model Policy: AN ACT relating to the provision of certain investigational stem cell treatments to patients with certain severe chronic diseases or terminal illnesses and regulating the possession, use, and …

  • Rescission External Review Act image

    Rescission External Review Act

    Section 1. Short Title.  This Act may be cited as the “Rescission External Review Act.” Section 2. Purpose.  The purpose of this Act is to assure that covered persons have …

  • Economic Development Zone ESA Act image

    Economic Development Zone ESA Act

    Model Policy: THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ZONE ESA ACT Section 1. {The Economic Development Zone ESA Act} Section 2. {Definitions} (A) “Program” means The Education Savings Account program created in this …

  • Statement of Principles on States’ Dependence on Federal Funds image

    Statement of Principles on States’ Dependence on Federal Funds

    Statement of Principles States must come to grips with the possibility that federal funding assumed by the state’s budget may decrease or be eliminated as federal budget priorities and tax …

  • Taxation Disclosure Act image

    Taxation Disclosure Act

    Section 1. {Intent Section} The intent of the legislature is to make citizen access to state and local tax rates as open transparent, and publicly accessible as is …

  • Affordable Health Insurance Act image

    Affordable Health Insurance Act

    Section 1. Short Title.  This Act may be cited as the “Affordable Health Insurance Act.” Section 2.  Insurers that include and operate wellness and health promotion programs, disease …

  • Assumption of Risk Act image

    Assumption of Risk Act

    Summary In recent years, courts in some states have held that when the legislature adopted a comparative fault statute, which bases the award to the plaintiff on the defendant’s percentage …

  • Resolution to Oppose Imposing Intermediary Liability on the Internet under State Laws image

    Resolution to Oppose Imposing Intermediary Liability on the Internet under State Laws

    WHEREAS, the State of [insert state name here] believes in the principles of free markets and limited government, and WHEREAS, those principles have allowed the Internet to flourish, transforming all …

  • Tax Amnesty Act image

    Tax Amnesty Act

    Model Policy Section 1. {Short Title} This Act shall be known and may be cited as “The 20XX Tax Amnesty Act.” Section 2. {Definition} For the …

  • Notice and Opportunity to Repair Act image

    Notice and Opportunity to Repair Act

    Summary A Claimant filing a Construction Defect suit must provide written notice of each alleged Construction Defect …