Model Policies

Model Policies (page 8)

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    Free Range Parenting Act

    Model Policy: SECTION 1. Legislative findings. The [governing body] finds that: (1) Everyone desires the safety of all children; (2) A child raised under constant adult supervision misses opportunities for …

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    Copycat Product Act

    Model Policy [Title, enacting clause, etc.] Section 1. {Liability for damages} (a) In any civil action for personal injury, death, or property damage caused by a product, regardless of the type …

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    Reforming How Federal Grants Are Provided to the State

    Preamble Whereas, the Framers established, and the States ratified, the Constitution of the United States of America for purposes of protecting our rights and ensuring that citizens direct the course …

  • Resolution in Support of Establishing Efficient and Fair Criminal Law Discovery Practices image

    Resolution in Support of Establishing Efficient and Fair Criminal Law Discovery Practices

    Resolution: WHEREAS, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is committed to developing effective and fair criminal justice policies that create safe communities for citizens as well as strong state budgets; …

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    Periodic Payment of Judgements Act

    Summary The Periodic Payment of Judgements Act modifies the common law rule requiring that judgements be paid as a lump sum. The modifications provided by the Act allow a claimant …

  • Resolution Urging Congress to Reject “Windfall Profits” Taxes on Energy Companies image

    Resolution Urging Congress to Reject “Windfall Profits” Taxes on Energy Companies

    Resolution Urging Congress to Reject “Windfall Profits” Taxes on Energy Companies Summary The United States cannot afford to impose additional taxes on companies that are responsible for producing …

  • Resolution in Support of the Taiwan Travel Act image

    Resolution in Support of the Taiwan Travel Act

    Model Policy Whereas, a longstanding, close bilateral relationship, codified in the Taiwan Relations Act, has existed between the United States and Taiwan and has proven economically, culturally and strategically important to …

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    Medical Freedom Act

    Model Policy: AN ACT relating to the provision of certain investigational stem cell treatments to patients with certain severe chronic diseases or terminal illnesses and regulating the possession, use, and …

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    Rescission External Review Act

    Section 1. Short Title.  This Act may be cited as the “Rescission External Review Act.” Section 2. Purpose.  The purpose of this Act is to assure that covered persons have …

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    The Economic Development Zone ESA Act

    Model Policy: THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ZONE ESA ACT Section 1. {The Economic Development Zone ESA Act} Section 2. {Definitions} (A) “Program” means The Education Savings Account program created in this …

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    Statement of Principles on States’ Dependence on Federal Funds

    Statement of Principles on States’ Dependence on Federal Funds Summary This statement of principles highlights the common practice of relying on federal funds to bolster …

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    Taxation Disclosure Act

    Section 1. {Intent Section} The intent of the legislature is to make citizen access to state and local tax rates as open transparent, and publicly accessible as …

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    Affordable Health Insurance Act

    Section 1. Short Title.  This Act may be cited as the “Affordable Health Insurance Act.” Section 2.  Insurers that include and operate wellness and health promotion programs, disease …

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    Assumption of Risk Act

    Summary In recent years, courts in some states have held that when the legislature adopted a comparative fault statute, which bases the award to the plaintiff on the defendant’s percentage …

  • Resolution to Oppose Imposing Intermediary Liability on the Internet under State Laws image

    Resolution to Oppose Imposing Intermediary Liability on the Internet under State Laws

    WHEREAS, the State of [insert state name here] believes in the principles of free markets and limited government, and WHEREAS, those principles have allowed the Internet to flourish, transforming all …

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    Tax Amnesty Act

    Providing for a Tax Amnesty Program Summary This Act provides for a tax amnesty program, which can be used by a city, county, municipality, or state to ensure that …

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    Notice and Opportunity to Repair Act

    Summary A Claimant filing a Construction Defect suit must provide written notice of each alleged Construction Defect …

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    Comparative Fault Act

    Summary This Act adopts a modified comparative fault system which bars a plaintiff’s recovery whose fault exceeds that of the defendants and nonparties. This ensures that only …

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    State Internet Tax Freedom Act

    State Internet Tax Freedom Act Summary: The borderless nature of the 21st century economy makes the preemption of certain taxes necessary for a growing economy and sound …

  • Resolution in Support of Oral Health Curriculum image

    Resolution in Support of Oral Health Curriculum

    Resolution: WHEREAS, oral health is distinct from other aspects of health care in that oral health predominantly relates to two diseases—caries and periodontal disease—both of which are largely preventable; and WHEREAS, unlike …