Model Policies

Model Policies (page 43)

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    Alternative Certification Act

    Alternative Certification Act Summary Teacher quality is crucial to the improvement of instruction and student performance.  However, certification requirements that correspond to state-approved education programs in most states …

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    Virtual Public Schools Act

    The Virtual Public Schools Act Declaration. (A) The General Assembly hereby finds and declares that: (1) Meeting the educational needs of children in our state’s schools …

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    College Opportunity Fund Act

    The College Opportunity Fund Act Summary This bill will create a voucher program for students to use to attend the institution of higher education of their choice. Model …

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    Ombudsman Act

    Ombudsman Act Summary This Act insures proper safeguards are in place to protect the rights of property owners guaranteed in the U.S. Constitution and …

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    Business Activites Tax Simplification Act

    Business Activities Tax Simplification Act Summary Direct state and local taxes on business, also known as “business activity taxes,” such as income, franchise, net worth, business license, business and …

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    State Data Quality Act

    AN ACT to ensure and maximize the quality, objectivity, utility, and integrity of information disseminated by state agencies to the public, and to the federal government in …

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    State Regulatory Responsibility Act

    State Regulatory Responsibility Act Summary Quite often federal agencies under the guise of “policy” or “guidance” and without any specific statutory authority or regulation, …

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    Non-Potable Groundwater Use Act

    Non-Potable Groundwater Use Act PURPOSE :  The purpose of this act is to remediate contaminated water that is not usable as drinking water and make it available for …

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    National Teacher Certification Fairness Act

    National Teacher Certification Fairness Act Summary This act creates a level and open playing field between nationally recognized teacher certification programs. Model Legislation Section 1. {Short Title.} The …

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    140 Credit Hour Act

    The 140 Credit Hour Act Summary The 140 Credit Hour Act would impose a 25 percent tuition surcharge on students who take more than 140 credit hours to …

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    Drunk Driving Prevention Act

    Drunk Driving Prevention Act Summary This bill requires mandatory alcohol education for new drivers; prohibition of open containers of beverage alcohol products in motor vehicles; administrative license revocation penalties …

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    School Board Freedom to Contract Act

    The School Board Freedom to Contract Act Summary The School Board Freedom to Contract Act encourages the establishment of public/private partnerships …

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    College Funding Accountability Act

    The College Funding Accountability Act Summary The College Funding Accountability Act would require any college or university that accepts state funding to undergo an outside financial audit if …

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    Pollution Prevention Act

    Pollution Prevention Act Summary ALEC’s model Pollution Prevention Act is designed to ensure public health and safety through the reduction in the use and release of toxic chemicals …

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    Treatment Center Accountability Act

    Treatment Center Accountability Act Summary This Act would require public treatment centers to track participants in their programs for at least one year to assess whether they are staying …

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    Elimination of Double Recoveries Act

    Summary  ALEC’s model Elimination of Double Recoveries Act allows the admission into evidence of proof of collateral source payments made or likely to be made as compensation for …

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    Career Ladder Opportunity Act

    Career Ladder Opportunity Act Summary Both merit pay and career ladder systems have at their roots the larger idea of a performance-based reward system, a concept of rewarding …