Tag: AM 2018

Tag: AM 2018

  • The Occupational Licensing Consumer Choice Act image

    The Occupational Licensing Consumer Choice Act

    The Occupational Licensing Consumer Choice Act The Occupational Licensing Consumer Choice Act (“the Act”) is model legislation that provides consumers with the right to choose a worker who …

  • Whistleblower Immunity Act image

    Whistleblower Immunity Act

    Summary  The purpose of this Act is to encourage the exposure of negligent health care providers. This Act limits liability for certain information and safeguards the confidentiality of individuals who …

  • Informed Student Document Act image

    Informed Student Document Act

    Informed Student Document Act Summary To aid students and their parents, the Informed Student Document Act would publish the following outcomes by which a state’s …

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    Collegiate Learning Assessment Act

    The Collegiate Learning Assessment Act Summary This model policy requires public colleges and universities to administer the Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA) to all students during …

  • Student Data Accessibility, Transparency, and Accountability Act image

    Student Data Accessibility, Transparency, and Accountability Act

    Student Data Accessibility, Transparency, and Accountability Act Summary The Student Data Accessibility, Transparency, and Accountability Act would require the [State Board of Education/State Department of …

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    Honest Transcript Act

    Honest Transcript Act Summary The Honest Transcript Act looks to correct grade inflation by requiring all public colleges and universities to include on student transcripts—alongside …

  • The Public Employee Rights and Authorization Act image

    The Public Employee Rights and Authorization Act

    Section 1. Introduction A. The U.S. Supreme Court held in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31 that public sector employees are permitted to decline …

  • Resolution Supporting States Establish Transparency with the Cost of Legislation Affecting Regulated Utilities Be Shown as Line Items on Consumer Bills image

    Resolution Supporting States Establish Transparency with the Cost of Legislation Affecting Regulated Utilities Be Shown as Line Items on Consumer Bills

    WHEREAS, hidden costs of taxes, fees, and government imposed regulations are anathema to the very core of our system of government, to our beliefs of how a free people are …

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    Exchange Transparency Act

    Exchange Transparency Act Summary Requires health plans offered through a state-based health exchange to provide specific information in order for consumers to draw meaningful comparisons between plans.

  • Resolution in Opposition to a Carbon Tax image

    Resolution in Opposition to a Carbon Tax

    WHEREAS, affordable and abundant electricity is a strategic resource that is essential to modern life, America’s economic competitiveness. WHEREAS, the application of a carbon tax to gasoline and other transportation …

  • Model State Administrative Tax Tribunal Act image

    Model State Administrative Tax Tribunal Act

    Section 1. Statement of Purpose To increase public confidence in the fairness of the State tax system, the State shall provide an independent agency with tax expertise to resolve disputes …

  • Establishing Production of Economic Analysis in the State Legislature Act image

    Establishing Production of Economic Analysis in the State Legislature Act

    Section 1: Scope of the Economist’s Responsibilities An economist in the legislature, or within a pre-existing agency within the state legislature will produce (i) Regulatory Impact Analyses (RIAs) of …

  • An Act Relating to Recovery Audits for Government Overpayments of Tax Dollars image

    An Act Relating to Recovery Audits for Government Overpayments of Tax Dollars

    Section 1. {Title} Section 2. {Statement of Purpose} (A) The Legislature finds that overpayments are a serious problem for state agencies given the magnitude and complexity of state …

  • Resolution to Reduce the State’s Dependence on Federal Funds image

    Resolution to Reduce the State’s Dependence on Federal Funds

    Model Resolution WHEREAS, the Legislature of the state declares that the nation’s fiscal recklessness poses a great, clear, and present threat to America’s future; WHEREAS, David Walker, former Comptroller …

  • Statement of Principles for Telecommunications Tax Reform image

    Statement of Principles for Telecommunications Tax Reform

    1.  Taxes should be economically neutral and equitable. A tax is economically neutral, or efficient, if it does not induce taxpayers to change their behavior in response to the tax.  …

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    Victims of Communism Memorial Day Resolution

    Model Policy WHEREAS, the year 2017 marked 100 years since the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia resulting in the world’s first communist regime under Vladimir Lenin, which led to decades of …

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    Model Resolution on Limited Government

    WHEREAS, the proper role of government is to protect individual citizens’ inalienable rights to life, liberty, property, and the fruits of their own labor; and WHEREAS, citizens voluntarily bestow coercive …

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    Criminal Justice Data Transparency Model

    SECTION 1. Legislative Purpose and Findings a) The purpose of this act is to create a model of uniform criminal justice data collection by requiring local and state criminal justice …

  • Council on Efficient Government Act image

    Council on Efficient Government Act

    Model Policy Section 1. {Title.} This Act shall be known and may be cited as the Council on Efficient Government Act. Section 2. {Council on Efficient Government; members; terms; vacancies.} …

  • Transparency in Lawsuits Protection Act image

    Transparency in Lawsuits Protection Act

    Summary On occasion, courts create an “implied” cause of action or a right to sue in regulatory legislation.  The principles for when courts will or will not create these “implied” …