Tag: STFS 2018

Tag: STFS 2018

  • Periodic Payment of Judgements Act image

    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 …

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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

    Model Policy Section 1. {Short Title} This Act shall be known and may be cited as “The 20XX Tax Amnesty Act.” Section 2. {Definition} For the …

  • Notice and Opportunity to Repair Act image

    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 …

  • State Internet Tax Freedom Act image

    State Internet Tax Freedom Act

    Model Policy: {Title, enacting clause, etc.} Section 1. {Short Title.} This Act may be cited as the “{Insert State} Internet Tax Freedom Act.” Section 2. {Declarations.} (A) As a massive global network …

  • State Grant Transparency and Accountability Act image

    State Grant Transparency and Accountability Act

    Model Policy Section 1. {Purpose} The State Department charged with overseeing State grants, within 12 months after the effective date of this Act, shall establish and maintain a website, known …

  • Unfunded Pension Liabilities Accounting and Transparency Act image

    Unfunded Pension Liabilities Accounting and Transparency Act

    Model Policy {Title, enacting clause, etc.} Section 1. {Title.} This Act shall be known as the Unfunded Pension Liabilities Accounting and Transparency Act. Section 2. {Definitions.} (A) Funded Ratio. The …

  • 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 …

  • Enhanced Delinquent Debt Collection Act image

    Enhanced Delinquent Debt Collection Act

    Model Policy Section 1. {Short Title}  This Act shall be known and may be cited as “The Enhanced Delinquent Debt Collection Act of 20XX.” Section 2. {Definitions} For the …

  • Facilitating Business Rapid Response to State Declared Disaster Act image

    Facilitating Business Rapid Response to State Declared Disaster Act

    Model Policy {Title, enacting clause, etc.} Section 1. {Short Title.}  This Act may be cited as the “Facilitating Business Rapid Response to State Declared Disasters Act of 2012”. Section …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • Committee to Reduce Government Waste & Nonessential Expenditures image

    Committee to Reduce Government Waste & Nonessential Expenditures

    Model Policy Section 1 {Commission created; purpose; composition; compensation and expenses; office space} There is hereby created the Joint Commission on Reduction of Nonessential State Expenditures in the legislative branch …

  • 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 …

  • 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

    Model Policy {Title, enacting clause, etc.} Section 1. {Introduction} A proposal to amend the laws of {insert state} to adjudicate constitutional nexus issues relating to sales and use tax. Section …