Model Policies

Model Policies (page 12)

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    Comparative Fault Act

    Summary This Act adopts a modified comparative fault system which bars a plaintiff’s recovery whose fault exceeds that of the defendants and nonparties. This ensures that only …

  • State Internet Tax Freedom Act image

    State Internet Tax Freedom Act

    Model Policy: {Title, enacting clause, etc.} Section 1. {Short Title.} This Act may be cited as the “{Insert State} Internet Tax Freedom Act.” Section 2. {Declarations.} (A) As a massive global network …

  • Resolution in Support of Oral Health Curriculum image

    Resolution in Support of Oral Health Curriculum

    Resolution: WHEREAS, oral health is distinct from other aspects of health care in that oral health predominantly relates to two diseases—caries and periodontal disease—both of which are largely preventable; and WHEREAS, unlike …

  • Unfunded Pension Liabilities Accounting and Transparency Act image

    Unfunded Pension Liabilities Accounting and Transparency Act

    Model Policy {Title, enacting clause, etc.} Section 1. {Title.} This Act shall be known as the Unfunded Pension Liabilities Accounting and Transparency Act. Section 2. {Definitions.} (A) Funded Ratio. The …

  • State Grant Transparency and Accountability Act image

    State Grant Transparency and Accountability Act

    Model Policy Section 1. {Purpose} The State Department charged with overseeing State grants, within 12 months after the effective date of this Act, shall establish and maintain a website, known …

  • Facilitating Business Rapid Response to State Declared Disaster Act image

    Facilitating Business Rapid Response to State Declared Disaster Act

    Model Policy {Title, enacting clause, etc.} Section 1. {Short Title.}  This Act may be cited as the “Facilitating Business Rapid Response to State Declared Disasters Act of 2012”. Section …

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    Enhanced Delinquent Debt Collection Act

    Model Policy Section 1. {Short Title}  This Act shall be known and may be cited as “The Enhanced Delinquent Debt Collection Act of 20XX.” Section 2. {Definitions} For the …

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    Advanced Voice Services Availability Act of 2007

    Advanced Voice Services Availability Act of 2007 Summary The purpose of this legislation is to promote the availability of competitive advanced voice services, such as Voice over Internet Protocol …

  • Teacher Quality Assurance Act image

    Teacher Quality Assurance Act

    Teacher Quality Assurance Act Summary This model policy prohibits a school district from utilizing a last-hired, first-fired layoff policy when reducing staff. Additionally, the model policy requires the …

  • Gas Tax Transparency Act image

    Gas Tax Transparency Act

    Summary: Model policy requiring retail station owners to make fuel tax information readily and visibly available to consumers. Policy: (1) The legislature finds that tax transparency is critical to …

  • Amendments to the Great Schools Tax Credit Program Act (Scholarship Tax Credit) image

    Amendments to the Great Schools Tax Credit Program Act (Scholarship Tax Credit)

    Summary: This amendment closes a loophole between the federal and state tax codes, which in theory allows for a very small number of taxpayers to get more in tax benefits …

  • Resolution Supporting States Ability to Permit and Regulate Oil and Gas Development on Federal Lands within Their Borders image

    Resolution Supporting States Ability to Permit and Regulate Oil and Gas Development on Federal Lands within Their Borders

    Resolution Supporting States Ability to Permit and Regulate Oil and Gas Development on Federal Lands within Their Borders Summary: Encourages the federal government to enact policy that …

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    Amendments to the Next Generation Charter Schools Act

    Amendments to the Next Generation Charter Schools Act Subsection 6(C) of the “Next Generation Charter Schools Act” will be amended as follows: (C) Enrollment Preferences (1) Any non-charter public …

  • Committee to Reduce Government Waste & Nonessential Expenditures image

    Committee to Reduce Government Waste & Nonessential Expenditures

    Model Policy Section 1 {Commission created; purpose; composition; compensation and expenses; office space} There is hereby created the Joint Commission on Reduction of Nonessential State Expenditures in the legislative branch …

  • Resolution in Support of Establishing a Minimum Age of Delinquency Adjudication of At Least 10-Years-Old image

    Resolution in Support of Establishing a Minimum Age of Delinquency Adjudication of At Least 10-Years-Old

    Summary: This Resolution encourages states to establish a minimum age of delinquency adjudication of at least 10-years-old provided that there is a civil mechanism for providing mandatory services, including residential …

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    Jailhouse Informant Regulations

    Summary: This model provides for greater transparency and disclosure during critical stages of litigation concerning the use of jailhouse informants or incarcerated witnesses. This includes requiring the state to …

  • Sales and Use Tax Collection Protection Act image

    Sales and Use Tax Collection Protection Act

    Model Policy {Title, enacting clause, etc.} Section 1. {Introduction} A proposal to amend the laws of {insert state} to adjudicate constitutional nexus issues relating to sales and use tax. Section …

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    Grandparent Guardianship Act

    Summary: This act establishes a preference for the appointment of the child’s grandparent as guardian of the minor in certain cases. This act: Requires the department of health and human …

  • Statement of Principles on Online Free Speech image

    Statement of Principles on Online Free Speech

    Statement: The American Legislative Exchange Council recognizes that the Internet has transformed American life, and will continue to do so — and that the Digital Revolution has been overwhelmingly positive.

  • A Resolution on Network Neutrality image

    A Resolution on Network Neutrality

    WHEREAS, it is the mission of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) to advance the Jeffersonian principles of free markets, limited government, federalism, and individual liberty, and WHEREAS, ALEC recognizes …