Model Policies

Model Policies (page 12)

  • 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 Summary This Resolution offers support for minimal federal, state, and local regulation of broadband networks, …

  • 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 …

  • 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, …

  • 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}. Model …

  • The Foster Youth Driver’s License Act image

    The Foster Youth Driver’s License Act

    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 …

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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 …

  • 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, …

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    STUDENT RIGHT TO ACTIVE COUNSEL

    7     LONG TITLE 8     General Description: 9          This bill enacts language related to disciplinary proceedings in an institution of higher 10     education. 11     Highlighted Provisions: 12          This bill enacts: 15               •     requiring …

  • Online Bidding Act image

    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, …

  • Enhanced Integrity in Public Employee Pension Plan Reporting image

    Enhanced Integrity in Public Employee Pension Plan Reporting

    Enhanced Integrity in Public Employee Pension Plan Reporting  Summary Under current GAAP for state and local governments some financial statement users may not realize the gravity of failure to …

  • Resolution Opposing Taxpayer Financing of Professional Sports Stadiums image

    Resolution Opposing Taxpayer Financing of Professional Sports Stadiums

    Summary The resolution opposes taxpayer financing of professional sports stadiums and venues. Definitions “Professional sports” means any sporting event or competition featuring non-amateur athletes. High school or collegiate level athletics …

  • Resolution Urging Congress to Cut the Federal Corporate Tax Rate image

    Resolution Urging Congress to Cut the Federal Corporate Tax Rate

    Summary: This resolution encourages Congress to cut the 35 percent federal corporate tax rate and replace the U.S.’s “cross-border” tax system with a “home country” tax system in order to …

  • Full & Fair Noneconomic Damages Act image

    Full & Fair Noneconomic Damages Act

     Summary Pain and suffering awards are intended to compensate an injured plaintiff for the pain and suffering resulting from an injury caused by the defendant.[1]  They are not …

  • Health Care Sharing Ministries Freedom To Share Act image

    Health Care Sharing Ministries Freedom To Share Act

    Health Care Sharing Ministries Freedom To Share Act Summary Participants of health care sharing ministries financially assist fellow participants with large medical expenses with a result usually provided by …

  • The Kinship Care and Fictive Kin Reform Act image

    The Kinship Care and Fictive Kin Reform Act

    The Kinship Care and Fictive Kin Reform Act Summary This Act establishes that the Department may approve either “Kinship Care” or “Fictive Kin” as a best interest …

  • Asbestos Claims Transparency Act image

    Asbestos Claims Transparency Act

    Asbestos Claims Transparency Act Model Policy Title __ of the [   ] Code is amended by adding Chapter ___ to read …

  • Principles on Online Privacy image

    Principles on Online Privacy

    Principles on Online Privacy The American Legislative Exchange Council acknowledges that a market environment is essential for future success of the Internet. The proposed set of policies accounts for …

  • Principles on Municipal/Government Owned Networks image

    Principles on Municipal/Government Owned Networks

    The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) recognizes the importance of the widespread deployment of advanced communications services. For the vast majority of citizens, these services are provided by private sector …

  • Resolution on Taxation of Smokeless Tobacco Products Versus Cigarettes image

    Resolution on Taxation of Smokeless Tobacco Products Versus Cigarettes

    Summary This resolution recognizes that tobacco harm reduction is a vital component in a successful tobacco control strategy.  While abstaining from all tobacco is the best way for smokers to …