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  • Resolution in Support of Nonprofit Donor Privacy image

    Resolution in Support of Nonprofit Donor Privacy

    Summary In response to attempts to expand the scope and application of donor disclosure requirements of nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, the American Legislative Exchange Council resolves to oppose such efforts and …

  • Resolution Encouraging the Support of Infrastructure Buildout to Pave the Pathway for Next Generation Networks image

    Resolution Encouraging the Support of Infrastructure Buildout to Pave the Pathway for Next Generation Networks

    WHEREAS, mobile broadband access is critical in creating economically sustainable communities; and WHEREAS, the U.S. leads the world in 4G LTE services – of which 99.6 percent of Americans have …

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    Pre-Arrest Diversion

    Model Policy Section 1.  Local communities and public or private educational institutions may adopt a prearrest diversion program in which: (a) Law enforcement officers, at their sole discretion, may issue …

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    Freedom To Share At College Act

    Section 1. Short Title.  This Act shall be known as the “Health Care Sharing Ministries Freedom to Share at College Act.” Section 2. Definitions.  For the purposes of this section, …

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    Resolution Supporting Homeschooling Freedom

    Whereas: It is the fundamental right of a parent to direct the upbringing, education and care of his or her child. Whereas: This right to direct the education of a child can …

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    Campus Anti-Harassment Act

    General Description This bill enacts provisions related to harassment at an institution of higher education. Highlighted Provisions This bill: defines terms; enacts requirements related to how an institution of higher …

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    Assessment Choice Act

    Be it enacted by the Legislature of [STATE]: {Section 1. Menu of locally procured achievement assessments; requirements; rules} A. THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION SHALL ADOPT A MENU OF LOCALLY …

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    Next Generation Charter Schools Act

    Section 1. {Title.} The Next Generation Charter Schools Act Section 2. {Declaration of Purpose.} 
(A) The General Assembly hereby finds and declares that (1) The Charter School Act of [year] …

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    Student and Family Fair Notice and Impact Statement Act

    An Act relating to student and family fair notice and impact statement requirements prior to the closing or Significant Restructuring of any charter school: Section 1. {Purpose} If any process …

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    Resolution in Support of Student-Centered Accountability Systems

    WHEREAS, The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) significantly restored the primacy of state policy- making in the area of public school accountability; and WHEREAS, the American Legislative Exchange Council supports …

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    Great Schools Tax Credit Program Act (Scholarship Tax Credits)

    The Great Schools Tax Credit Program authorizes a tax credit for individual and corporate contributions to organizations that provide educational scholarships to eligible students so they can attend qualifying public or private schools of their parents’ choice.

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    A-Plus Literacy Act

    Chapters of the A-Plus Literacy Act (1) School and District Report Cards and Grades. (2) School Recognition Program to financially reward schools for good/improving Report Card …

  • Resolution in Support of Non-Discriminatory Property Tax Policies image

    Resolution in Support of Non-Discriminatory Property Tax Policies

    WHEREAS, American consumers have come to rely on high speed communications networks constructed by communications providers to improve their overall quality of life including in the areas of healthcare, education, …

  • Resolution Calling on the Federal Government to Maximize Its Stimulus Support for Broadband Internet Adoption and Use Programs image

    Resolution Calling on the Federal Government to Maximize Its Stimulus Support for Broadband Internet Adoption and Use Programs

    WHEREAS, among the approximately 95 percent of American households that have access to broadband Internet services, only about 75 percent of U.S. households subscribe[1] and WHEREAS, research shows that a “lack of …

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    Open Enrollment Act

    Section 1. {Purpose.} The Purpose of this Act is to improve educational achievement and to enhance the opportunity for parental choice in education by providing additional options to …

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    Great Teachers and Leaders Act

    Section 1. {Legislative declaration.} (A) The Legislature hereby declares that: (1) A system to evaluate the effectiveness of licensed personnel is crucial to improving the quality …

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    The Hurricane Mitigation Promotion Act

    {Title, enacting clause, etc.} Section 1. {Designation.} The period from May 25th to May 31st of each year is “Hurricane Mitigation Week.” Section 2. {Proclamation.}  The Governor …

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    Patients First Medicaid Reform Act

    Section 1. Title.  This Act may be cited as the “Patients First Medicaid Reform Act.” Section 2. Definitions. (A)  “Medicaid Savings Account,” or “MSA,” is an account …

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    Digital Teaching and Learning Plan

    This bill: Has the following goals: Dramatic improvement in student achievement evidenced through individual student content mastery and state determined assessments Skilled workforce development and employer/student alignment Long-term self-funding through budget savings and tax revenue enhancements Requires the State Board of Education to establish a digital teaching and learning taskforce to develop a plan for digital teaching and learning in elementary and secondary schools; and To develop a Digital Teaching and Learning master plan that will lead to dramatic improvements in student achievement; To develop a financial plan that leads to fiscal sustainability and accounts for the positive financial impact of the program; To conduct a technology readiness assessment of the public education system's current technology resources, instructional resources, and levels of professional development; To perform a school network infrastructure study to determine the technology infrastructure needs of the public education system to implement a digital teaching and learning program; and Report the findings to the Education Interim Committee and the Executive Appropriations Committee [or similar appropriate State education and appropriations legislative committees].

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    Growing Our Workforce Investment Now (Go Win) Act

    This Act supports opportunities for employers to invest in the future success of their workforce by providing a tax credit for employed individuals enrolled in training pursuant to Industry Recognized Credentials or completion of a Registered Apprenticeship program.