Model Policies

Model Policies (page 9)

  • Unfunded Pension Liabilities Accounting and Transparency Act image

    Unfunded Pension Liabilities Accounting and Transparency Act

    Unfunded Pension Liabilities Accounting and Transparency Act Summary The Legislature finds that the future liabilities of the state’s several post-retirement pension and benefits plans may exceed the ability of …

  • State Grant Transparency and Accountability Act image

    State Grant Transparency and Accountability Act

    State Grant Transparency and Accountability Act Summary The collection and reporting on the use of public grants is an important tool for properly stewarding tax dollars.  The purpose of …

  • Facilitating Business Rapid Response to State Declared Disaster Act image

    Facilitating Business Rapid Response to State Declared Disaster Act

    Facilitating Business Rapid Response to State Declared Disaster Act Summary An Act to amend the public services law, state law and tax law, in relation to thresholds for establishing presence, residency …

  • Enhanced Delinquent Debt Collection Act image

    Enhanced Delinquent Debt Collection Act

    Providing for Enhanced Delinquent Debt Collection Summary This Act provides additional collection flexibility to a city, county, municipality, state, or other political subdivision to contract with one or more …

  • Advanced Voice Services Availability Act of 2007 image

    Advanced Voice Services Availability Act of 2007

    Advanced Voice Services Availability Act of 2007 Summary The purpose of this legislation is to promote the availability of competitive advanced voice services, such as Voice over Internet Protocol …

  • Teacher Quality Assurance Act image

    Teacher Quality Assurance Act

    Teacher Quality Assurance Act Summary This model policy prohibits a school district from utilizing a last-hired, first-fired layoff policy when reducing staff. Additionally, the model policy requires the …

  • Gas Tax Transparency Act image

    Gas Tax Transparency Act

    Summary: Model policy requiring retail station owners to make fuel tax information readily and visibly available to consumers. Policy: (1) The legislature finds that tax transparency is critical to …

  • Amendments to the Great Schools Tax Credit Program Act (Scholarship Tax Credit) image

    Amendments to the Great Schools Tax Credit Program Act (Scholarship Tax Credit)

    Summary: This amendment closes a loophole between the federal and state tax codes, which in theory allows for a very small number of taxpayers to get more in tax benefits …

  • Resolution Supporting States Ability to Permit and Regulate Oil and Gas Development on Federal Lands within Their Borders image

    Resolution Supporting States Ability to Permit and Regulate Oil and Gas Development on Federal Lands within Their Borders

    Resolution Supporting States Ability to Permit and Regulate Oil and Gas Development on Federal Lands within Their Borders Summary: Encourages the federal government to enact policy that …

  • Amendments to the Next Generation Charter Schools Act image

    Amendments to the Next Generation Charter Schools Act

    Amendments to the Next Generation Charter Schools Act Subsection 6(C) of the “Next Generation Charter Schools Act” will be amended as follows: (C) Enrollment Preferences (1) Any non-charter public …

  • Committee to Reduce Government Waste & Nonessential Expenditures image

    Committee to Reduce Government Waste & Nonessential Expenditures

    Committee to Reduce Government Waste & Nonessential Expenditures Summary As a way to pay for World War II without raising taxes, the Joint Committee on Reduction of Nonessential Federal …

  • Resolution in Support of Establishing a Minimum Age of Delinquency Adjudication of At Least 10-Years-Old image

    Resolution in Support of Establishing a Minimum Age of Delinquency Adjudication of At Least 10-Years-Old

    Summary: This Resolution encourages states to establish a minimum age of delinquency adjudication of at least 10-years-old provided that there is a civil mechanism for providing mandatory services, including residential …

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    Jailhouse Informant Regulations

    Summary: This model provides for greater transparency and disclosure during critical stages of litigation concerning the use of jailhouse informants or incarcerated witnesses. This includes requiring the state to …

  • Sales and Use Tax Collection Protection Act image

    Sales and Use Tax Collection Protection Act

    Sales and Use Tax Collection Protection Act Summary Current law mandates that a business has to have physical presence or nexus in a state before that business is compelled …

  • Grandparent Guardianship Act image

    Grandparent Guardianship Act

    Summary: This act establishes a preference for the appointment of the child’s grandparent as guardian of the minor in certain cases. This act: Requires the department of health and human …

  • Statement of Principles on Online Free Speech image

    Statement of Principles on Online Free Speech

    Statement: The American Legislative Exchange Council recognizes that the Internet has transformed American life, and will continue to do so — and that the Digital Revolution has been overwhelmingly positive.

  • A Resolution on Network Neutrality image

    A Resolution on Network Neutrality

    WHEREAS, it is the mission of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) to advance the Jeffersonian principles of free markets, limited government, federalism, and individual liberty, and WHEREAS, ALEC recognizes …

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Act image

    Alternative Dispute Resolution Act

    Summary The Multi-Door Courthouse Act provides parties to a lawsuit with choices for resolving their dispute that save time and money, when compared to formal court proceedings, …

  • Product Liability Act image

    Product Liability Act

    Product Liability Act Summary The Model Product Liability Act (“Model PLA”) provides legislators with core product liability provisions reflecting the best …

  • Forum Non Conveniens Act image

    Forum Non Conveniens Act

    Relating to the lawsuits arising outside or brought by persons who reside outside of [InsertState]. Section 1. {Forum Non Conveniens} (A) With respect to a plaintiff who …