Model Policies

Model Policies (page 5)

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    Family Stability Act

    Family Stability Act The Department shall place a child in the least restrictive type of placement available, consistent with the best interests of the child. The order for …

  • Resolution Supporting Congressional Approval of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) image

    Resolution Supporting Congressional Approval of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)

    Whereas, the imposition of artificial barriers to free and open trade are harmful to American economic interests; and Whereas, together, the United States, Canada and Mexico promote a shared belief in freedom, …

  • The Provisional Licenses for Ex-Offenders Act image

    The Provisional Licenses for Ex-Offenders Act

    Section 1. {Provisional License} (A) Notwithstanding any other law and unless the applicant has been convicted of an offense described by Section 2, a licensing authority shall issue to an …

  • Right to Earn a Living Act image

    Right to Earn a Living Act

    Right to Earn a Living Act Summary Among the rights Americans cherish the most are freedoms to pursue a chosen enterprise or profession. Yet of all …

  • The Occupational Licensing Defense Act image

    The Occupational Licensing Defense Act

    Summary: The purpose of this Act is to ensure that an individual may pursue a lawful profession free from unnecessary occupational regulations and protect those against the misuse of occupational …

  • Natural Hair Braiding Protection Act image

    Natural Hair Braiding Protection Act

    Section 1. {Purpose}        Natural hair braiding is a traditional practice that is safe.  It presents no significant health and safety risks to customers or practitioners.  This state should protect liberty.  It …

  • Occupational Board Antitrust Reform Act image

    Occupational Board Antitrust Reform Act

    A bill for an act relating to occupational regulations contrary to the Sherman (Antitrust) Act; establishing the state policy for the regulation of occupations, specifying criteria for government regulation to increase …

  • The Occupational Licensing Consumer Choice Act image

    The Occupational Licensing Consumer Choice Act

    The Occupational Licensing Consumer Choice Act The Occupational Licensing Consumer Choice Act (“the Act”) is model legislation that provides consumers with the right to choose a worker who …

  • The Collateral Consequences Reduction Act image

    The Collateral Consequences Reduction Act

      The Collateral Consequences Reduction Act A bill for an act relating to occupational regulations; establishing a process to review criminal record to reduce offenders’ disqualifications from state …

  • Resolution Supporting Efforts of Telehealth Working Group image

    Resolution Supporting Efforts of Telehealth Working Group

    WHEREAS, the cost of healthcare has grown an average of 2.4 percent faster than GDP since 1970 and currently represents 18 percent of the United States’ total GDP; and WHEREAS, …

  • Resolution Concerning the EPA’s Underground Injection Control Class VI Rule image

    Resolution Concerning the EPA’s Underground Injection Control Class VI Rule

    WHEREAS, coal and natural gas power plants and other industrial facilities electing to undertake carbon capture projects for the purposes of geologic sequestration are required to receive approval under the …

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    Whistleblower Immunity Act

    Summary  The purpose of this Act is to encourage the exposure of negligent health care providers. This Act limits liability for certain information and safeguards the confidentiality of individuals who …

  • Resolution Urging the Presidential Administration to Sign Bilateral Investment Agreement with Taiwan image

    Resolution Urging the Presidential Administration to Sign Bilateral Investment Agreement with Taiwan

    Resolution Urging the Presidential Administration to Sign Bilateral Investment Agreement with Taiwan Model Policy Summary The U.S.-Taiwan relationship has been characterized by increasing economic investment and …

  • Resolution on State Jurisdiction and Supremacy image

    Resolution on State Jurisdiction and Supremacy

    Resolution on State Jurisdiction and Supremacy WHEREAS on June 28, 2012, U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Roberts noted in the NFIB vs. Sebelius decision, “The states …

  • Resolution Urging Congress to Support Allowing Twin 33-Foot Trailers on American Highways image

    Resolution Urging Congress to Support Allowing Twin 33-Foot Trailers on American Highways

    Whereas, there is a need to modernize regulations in trucking that will advance America’s transportation system, improve roadway conditions and improve the reliability and efficiency of deliveries in interstate commerce, …

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    Food Freedom Act

    Section 1. Short Title. This act shall be known as the “Food Freedom Act.” Section 2. Purposes. This act’s purposes are to: recognize the right of individuals to produce, procure, …

  • Resolution on State and Political Subdivision Jurisdiction Act image

    Resolution on State and Political Subdivision Jurisdiction Act

    Resolution on State and Political Subdivision Jurisdiction General Description: This joint resolution of the Legislature declares and asserts the jurisdictional right of the state of …

  • Checks and Balances in Government Amendment image

    Checks and Balances in Government Amendment

    Checks and Balances in Government Amendment Article 1 Title. This article is known as the “Checks and Balances in Government Amendment.” Article 2 Denial of State Personnel and …

  • Resolution for Reform of Counterproductive Export Control Policies image

    Resolution for Reform of Counterproductive Export Control Policies

    Resolution for Reform of Counterproductive Export Control Policies Policy Summary A number of American goods and products have potentially lucrative export markets but are unable …

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    Federalism Education Requirements for Public Attorneys

    Federalism Education Requirements for Public Attorneys Whereas, the High Court has reiterated time and again that the sovereignty, jurisdiction, and even the supremacy of the States in their …