Model Policies

Model Policies (page 9)

  • 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 …

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    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 …

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    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, …

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    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 …

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    Student Futures Program Act

    Student Futures Program Act Summary This act creates a career planning program. Model Policy Section 1. Title. This Act shall be known as the “Student Futures …

  • Requiring Legislative Approval for Medicaid Expansion Act image

    Requiring Legislative Approval for Medicaid Expansion Act

    Requiring Legislative Approval for Medicaid Expansion Act Summary: Prohibits the expansion of Medicaid eligibility through an increase in the income threshold without prior legislative approval. Model Policy: Section …

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    School Turnaround Act

    General Description: This bill enacts and amends provisions related to public education. Highlighted Provisions: This bill: • defines terms; • requires the State Department of Education to designate schools …

  • Rational Use of a Product Act image

    Rational Use of a Product Act

    Summary  The ALEC model Rational Use of a Product Act clarifies the law as to when a manufacturer or other seller is subject to liability for injuries stemming …

  • Resolution Demanding that Congress Convey Title of Federal Public Lands to the States image

    Resolution Demanding that Congress Convey Title of Federal Public Lands to the States

    Resolution Demanding that Congress Convey Title of Federal Public Lands to the States Summary This resolution urges the US federal government to extinguish title and government jurisdiction over public …

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    Critical Infrastructure Protection Act

    Critical Infrastructure Protection Act Summary Drawing inspiration from two laws enacted in 2017 by the State of Oklahoma,1 this Act codifies criminal penalties for a person convicted of …

  • RESOLUTION ON “DRUG-FREE ZONES” image

    RESOLUTION ON “DRUG-FREE ZONES”

    Summary: This resolution supports reforming “Drug-Free Zone” laws. Many Drug-Free Zone laws establish mandatory sentences and enhanced penalties for drug crimes committed within certain areas designated by statute. These areas …

  • Article V Convention of States Commissioner Oath, Instructions and Recall image

    Article V Convention of States Commissioner Oath, Instructions and Recall

    Summary: This model policy serves to limit and fully describe the authority of commissioners selected by a state legislative body to represent the state at an amendments convention pursuant to …