Model Policies

Model Policies (page 7)

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    Union Recertification Act

    Union Recertification Act Summary This policy ensures that no collective bargaining representative or exclusive representative shall represent public employees in a unit without the concurrence of a majority …

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    Defined-Contribution Pension Reform Act

    Defined-Contribution Pension Reform Act Intent Section   The Legislature finds that the defined-benefit model of retirement benefits for state and municipal employees is not fiscally sustainable. It is the …

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    The Open Financial Statement Act

    Whereas state and local governments are filing their audited financial statements in outmoded PDF formats, Whereas local governments are required to file both audited PDFs and unaudited Annual Financial Reports …

  • Resolution on Automated Driving System Legislation and Regulation image

    Resolution on Automated Driving System Legislation and Regulation

    WHEREAS, automated driving systems remain in the early stages of development, necessitating the establishment of a common definitional taxonomy. WHEREAS, the dynamic driving task refers to the real-time operational and …

  • Resolution to Permanently Repeal the Federal Unified Gift and Estate Tax image

    Resolution to Permanently Repeal the Federal Unified Gift and Estate Tax

    Summary The Federal Unified Gift and Estate Tax, or the “Death Tax” has been identified as destructive to job opportunity and expansion. The “Death Tax” generates only a minimal amount …

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    Executive Branch Transparency in Testimony Act

    Section 1. Preamble: WHEREAS, the Framers established, and the States ratified, the United States Constitution for purposes of protecting our rights and ensuring that citizens direct the course of government; …

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    Administrative Procedures Act

    Section 1. {Short Title} Section 2. {Purpose} a. Rules shall be as simple and clear as possible. They shall achieve legislative goals effectively and efficiently. They shall not impose unnecessary …

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    Six Principles for Communications and Technology

    Six Principles for Communications and Technology Summary The goal of this statement of principles is to provide policymakers with general guidance consistent with ALEC principles. The statement affirms …

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    Driving Automation System Uniformity Act

    Driving Automation System Uniformity Act Section 1. Definitions (a) “Driving automation system” means hardware and software that are collectively capable of performing part or all of the dynamic driving …

  • Resolution Reaffirming the Right of State Legislatures to Determine Electoral Districts image

    Resolution Reaffirming the Right of State Legislatures to Determine Electoral Districts

    Model Policy WHEREAS, in chapter XI of the Second Treatise Locke wrote; “The first and fundamental positive law of all commonwealths, is the establishing of the legislative power;” and continued; “Nor can …

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    Independent Performance Audits Act

    Independent Performance Audits Act Intent Section The Legislature finds that it is essential that state governments establish credibility with the taxpayers by implementing independent performance audits to ensure …

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    Federal Funds Commission Act

    Federal Funds Commission Act Summary This bill creates the Federal Funds Commission to study and make recommendations on federal funding in a state’s budget, assess risks of a …

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    Promoting Transparency in State Unfunded Liabilities

    Promoting Transparency in State Unfunded Liabilities It is clear that citizens are demanding greater transparency in accounting for the costs of state and local government. Given the large …

  • Resolution Opposing International Taxation Initiatives image

    Resolution Opposing International Taxation Initiatives

    Resolution Opposing International Taxation Initiatives Summary The Resolution urges Congress to oppose any legislation that would authorize global and regional governance bodies including the United Nations (UN), …

  • Constitutional Amendment Restricting the Use of Vehicle Fees and Taxes for Highway Purposes image

    Constitutional Amendment Restricting the Use of Vehicle Fees and Taxes for Highway Purposes

    Constitutional Amendment Restricting the Use of Vehicle Fees and Taxes for Highway Purposes NEW SECTION: All fees collected by the State of {insert state} as license fees for motor …

  • Resolution Opposing Government Involvement in Commercial Negotiations image

    Resolution Opposing Government Involvement in Commercial Negotiations

    Resolution Opposing Government Involvement in Commercial Negotiations WHEREAS, it is the mission of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) to advance the Jeffersonian principles of free markets, limited government, federalism and …

  • Executive Branch Public Advocacy Transparency Act image

    Executive Branch Public Advocacy Transparency Act

    Model Policy Section 1. Preamble: WHEREAS, the Framers established, and the States ratified, the United States Constitution for purposes of protecting our rights and ensuring that citizens direct the course …

  • Resolution in Opposition to Discriminatory Food and Beverage Taxes image

    Resolution in Opposition to Discriminatory Food and Beverage Taxes

    A Resolution in Opposition to Discriminatory Food and Beverage Taxes WHEREAS this global recession has spread economic stress across all income levels, with lower and middle-income Americans …

  • Volunteer Immunity and Charitable Organization Liability Limit Act image

    Volunteer Immunity and Charitable Organization Liability Limit Act

    Summary The Act is intended to promote the formation, financial stability, and healthy operation of charitable organizations and to encourage volunteer and charitable organizations by limiting the exposure of organizations …

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    Freedom of Choice in Health Care Act

    Section 1. Short Title.  This Act may be cited as the “Freedom of Choice in Health Care Act.” Section 2.  The people have the right to enter into private contracts …