Tag: AM 2018

Tag: AM 2018

  • Whistleblower Immunity Act – Amendments in PDF image

    Whistleblower Immunity Act – Amendments in PDF

    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 …

  • Health Care Sharing Ministries Tax Parity Act image

    Health Care Sharing Ministries Tax Parity Act

    Findings and Purpose Members of health care sharing ministries financially assist fellow members with large medical expenses with a result usually provided by health insurance.  Due to their positive contribution …

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    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 …

  • The Collegiate Learning Assessment Act image

    The 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

    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 …

  • 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 …

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    Model State Administrative Tax Tribunal Act

    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 …

  • 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

    Resolution to Reduce the State’s Dependence on Federal Funds Summary Increasingly, states are relying to a greater degree on federal grants and subsidies to cover programs in the …

  • Statement of Principles for Telecommunications Tax Reform image

    Statement of Principles for Telecommunications Tax Reform

    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 …

  • Victims of Communism Memorial Day Resolution image

    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 …

  • Model Resolution on Limited Government image

    Model Resolution on Limited Government

    Model Resolution on Limited Government Summary: This resolution encourages Congress and legislatures to recognize and honor the necessary limitations of government, and to restore greater economic liberty to …

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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

    Council on Efficient Government Act Summary This legislation is designed to create a council on efficient government whose purpose is to ensure that each state agency focuses on its …

  • 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” …