Model Policies

Model Policies (page 6)

  • The Treating Accused Persons Fairly Act image

    The Treating Accused Persons Fairly Act

    {Title, enacting clause, etc.} Section 1. {Title.} This Act may be cited as “The Treating Accused Persons Fairly Act of 2011” Section 2. {Congressional Purpose.} The …

  • State Council on Competitive Government Act image

    State Council on Competitive Government Act

    {Title, enacting clause, etc.} Section 1. {Definitions.} In this chapter: (1)  “Council” means the State Council on Competitive Government. (2)  “Local government” means a county, municipality, special district, school district, …

  • Resolution on DNA Testing and Victims’ Rights image

    Resolution on DNA Testing and Victims’ Rights

    WHEREAS, a primary role of state government is to ensure public safety; and WHEREAS, the efficient use of DNA technology is paramount to helping law enforcement identify …

  • Resolution Opposing Government Efforts to Impose a Set-Top Box Mandate and Undermine the Video Ecosystem image

    Resolution Opposing Government Efforts to Impose a Set-Top Box Mandate and Undermine the Video Ecosystem

    WHEREAS, consumers are benefiting from an explosion of video content and ways to consume that content as never before; and, WHEREAS, the current video environment and ecosystem are often referred …

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    Correctional Services – Restrictive Housing — Report

    Section 1. The following words have the meanings indicated. (a) In this section, “restrictive housing” means a type of detention that involves:           (1) Removal of an inmate from the …

  • Great Teachers and Leaders Act image

    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 …

  • Civil Liability for Employers Hiring Ex-Offenders Act image

    Civil Liability for Employers Hiring Ex-Offenders Act

    {Title, enacting clause, etc.} Section 1. {Title.}  This Act may be cited as the “Civil Liability for Employers Hiring Ex-Offenders Act.” Section 2. {Limitations on Liability for Hiring …

  • The Hurricane Mitigation Promotion Act image

    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 …

  • Patients First Medicaid Reform Act image

    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 …

  • Resolution Regarding Codification of the Judicial Cy Pres Doctrine image

    Resolution Regarding Codification of the Judicial Cy Pres Doctrine

    Educating state legislators regarding the dangers of judicial misapplication of the cy pres doctrine in the context of class action litigation, encouraging them to resist efforts to …

  • Unintended Consequences Prevention Act image

    Unintended Consequences Prevention Act

    Section 1. Findings.  The legislature finds that: (A)  {Insert state}’s health care system has been developed to address the unique circumstances in {insert state} and to provide …

  • Resolution in Support of Fair Recourse and Effective Deterrence Against Frivolous Claims image

    Resolution in Support of Fair Recourse and Effective Deterrence Against Frivolous Claims

    PURPOSE: To support policy that allows for fair recourse and effective deterrence againt frivolous claims. WHEREAS, frivolous claims include those that are (1) presented for an improper …

  • Optional Medicaid Benefits Evaluation Act image

    Optional Medicaid Benefits Evaluation Act

    Section 1. Title.  This Act shall be known as the “Optional Medicaid Benefits Evaluation Act.” Section 2. Definitions. (A)  “Medicaid” is the federal Title XIX Medical Assistance program administered by …

  • Health Freedom Compact Act image

    Health Freedom Compact Act

    Findings and Declaration of Policy (A)  Unites States Code Section 112 gives Congressional consent “to any two or more states to enter into agreements or compacts for …

  • The Promoting ‘Merit’ in Merit Selection Act image

    The Promoting ‘Merit’ in Merit Selection Act

    Section 1. {Selection of Members, Size, Composition and Administration of the Appellate Judicial Commission} (A) The legislature hereby establishes a Judicial Nominating Commission (hereafter the “Commission”) for the purpose of …

  • The Phantom Damages Elimination Act image

    The Phantom Damages Elimination Act

    Section 1. {Title}.  This Act may be known as the Phantom Damages Elimination Act. Section 2. {Purpose}.  The purpose of this section is to prevent compensatory damage …

  • State Employee Health Savings Account Act image

    State Employee Health Savings Account Act

    Section 1. Short Title.  This Act shall be known as the “State Employee Health Savings Account Act.” Section 2. Health Savings Accounts. (A)  The program of state …

  • Rules for an Article V Convention for Proposing Amendments image

    Rules for an Article V Convention for Proposing Amendments

    Whereas, Article V of the Constitution of the United States provides that upon the application of two-thirds of the several states, Congress shall convene a convention to propose amendments to …

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    ACCE Principles of Taxation

    The fundamental principles presented here provide guidance for a neutral and effective tax system; one that raises needed revenue for core functions of government, while minimizing the burden on citizens.

  • Balanced Budget Certification Act image

    Balanced Budget Certification Act

    BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF {insert state}: Section 1. Article xx, {insert state} Constitution, is amended by adding Section xx to read as follows: Section …